Freighter aground in river linking lakes Superior, Huron

Freighter aground in river linking lakes Superior, Huron

The Coast Guard is one scene and says no one was injured.

The Calumet had departed the Essar Steel mill in Sault Ste.

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor a 629-foot U.S. cargo vessel aground on the north side of Sugar Island in the St. Marys River, Friday. Marie, Ontario and was headed down the St. Marys River to Brevort when it ran aground Wednesday. No injuries were reported. The plan was approved, and efforts to free the Calumet got underway.

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Following the incident, the St. Marys River was closed to commercial vessels from the Soo Locks east to 6 Mile Point - a roughly 9-mile stretch. The ship was not carrying any cargo, which made freeing it less complicated.

The owner of the ship, Grand River Navigation, is finalizing a salvage plan and will present it to the Coast Guard for approval later today. A Coast Guard pollution aerial observer was aboard both flights and saw no pollution.

The cause of the grounding remains under investigation. That leaves 12 vessels waiting in Lake Superior to go down-bound and three waiting to go up-bound.

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