Protected by a natural sandbar, the Duluth-Superior Harbor holds the largest port on the Great Lakes.
- Averages about 40 million metric tons of cargo annually
- Waterfront is 79 kilometers long, with 27 kilometers of dredged channels 1,100 vessels call annually
- Principal cargos--Ore (40%), Coal (40%), Grain (10%)
- Ore - No. 1 nationally
- Coal - No. 5 nationally
- Grain - No. 1 U.S. Great Lakes
- Total cargo volume - No. 1 Great Lakes
- Total cargo volume (2002) - No. 18 nationally
- $200 million economic impact, with 2,000 jobs dependent upon the port
- $1.9 billion worth of cargo handled. (2001)
Port of Duluth-Superior/Principal Docks
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority's interactive map shows the maritime facilities in the Duluth-Superior Harbor as well as what commodities are exchanged there.