Federal Rhine arriving Duluth harbor

The Federal St. Laurent came into port on Saturday afternoon to load soy beans for Finland. It was the 130th and last salt water ship to come to the Twin Ports this year. That is 19 more than last year. That does not mean it will be the last salt water ship to depart Duluth. The Federal Rhine or the Federal St. Laurent, both in port, may take that honor, probably on Monday. Above, the Federal Rhine arrives Duluth in August, 2002.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 12-18-2005
Kenneth Newhams :