Medemborg: First saltwater ship of 2009

Arrived: April 12, 2009 at 10:27 am
The Medemborg was the first saltwater vessel of 2009, coming under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge at 10:27 am on April 12, 2009, edging out the Federal Welland, who arrived 61 minutes later. The winner of the First Ship contest guessed 10:15 am, only 12 minutes earlier.
The Medemborg loaded 8,100 metric tons of beet pellets for Morocco. The pellets are a by-product of sugar beet processors in Western Minnesota and the Dakotas. The beet pellets are often used as cattle feed.
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