Merwedegracht arrives with the surf

The Merwedegracht arrived Duluth at 9 am, September 10, 2014 with wind turbine pieces to discharge at the Port Terminal.
Just after the Merwedegracht cleared the Lift Bridge, the local pilot boat, Sea Bear, approached the ship, and the ladder that had been dropped from the deck. The ship was taking a second pilot for the docking at the Port Terminal; a precaution due to the weather, particularly high wind.
With the pilot on the ship, the Sea Bear pulled away and two Great Lakes Towing tugs guided the ship to her berth at the Port Terminal.
Kenneth Newhams :