Port of Milwaukee http://wuwm.com en Port of Milwaukee Bustles, Even in the Cold http://wuwm.com/post/port-milwaukee-bustles-even-cold <p>Robust snowfalls and frigid temps may slow our gait but they’re not crimping operations at the Port of Milwaukee. Commodities continue arriving.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Spokesman Jeff Fleming says shipments of salt, steel and other items increased in 2013. "It means that there is more demand and more economic activity by the industries in Milwaukee."</p><p>He says three million metric tons of cargo has moved through the port.</p><p>Fleming says a unique visitor will arrive in Milwaukee’s inner harbor in mid-January, to winter here - a 1,000 foot long ore carrier.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Bob Bach 21131 at http://wuwm.com Port of Milwaukee Bustles, Even in the Cold What's it Like, Living at Sea? Captain of Last International Ship to Leave Milwaukee, Shares His Sto http://wuwm.com/post/whats-it-living-sea-captain-last-international-ship-leave-milwaukee-shares-his-sto <p>The Port of Milwaukee bid farewell this month, to its final international visitor of the season.<br><br>The ship “Federal EMS” deposited a load of steel and then hurried off to other Great Lakes ports – needing to pass through the St. Lawrence Seaway before it closes for winter.<br><br>Before the ocean-going vessel departed, I visited Captain, Andrzej Lasota to learn about life at sea. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:16:18 +0000 Bob Bach 2571 at http://wuwm.com What's it Like, Living at Sea? Captain of Last International Ship to Leave Milwaukee, Shares His Sto Milwaukee's Port at Heart of Commerce, City's Soul http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukees-port-heart-commerce-citys-soul <p><em>Please note: This interview originally aired Jan. 14, 2011.</em></p><p>While the Port of Milwaukee is not in the heart of the city, it may just be the heart of its commerce. Fri, 14 Jan 2011 21:53:54 +0000 Stephanie Lecci 11958 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee's Port at Heart of Commerce, City's Soul