Fodas Pescadores departs Duluth canal

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Before this year, the Fodas Pescadores had never been to Duluth. Today, after discharging cargo in Hamilton, Ontario, it is here for the third time this season. Only one other saltwater ship, the Dutch flagged Vancouverborg, has made that many trips here this year. While flying the flag of Panama, the Fodas Pescadores is owned by a Taiwanese company. On previous visits, it had a Captain and Chief Engineer from Taiwan and a crew from mainland China.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 10-25-2004

Fodas Pescadores gets tug assist

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The Great Lakes tug North Dakota assisted the Taiwanese owned and Panamanian flagged Fodas Pescadores move up the St. Louis River on Saturday morning. The Fodas Pescadores is loading bentonite.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-11-2004

Fodas Pescadores makes 2nd visit

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Built in 2001, the Fodas Pescadores had never been in the Great Lakes before this past April. On April 27th she arrived here to load wheat. After taking that cargo to the west coast of Italy, she is back in Duluth today, this time loading bentonite.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-10-2004

Fodas Pescadores here from China

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The Taiwanese owned and Panamanian flagged Fodas Pescadores has been loading wheat for Italy and should depart today, weather permitting. The vessel’s captain and chief engineer are from Taiwan while the other officers and crew live in mainland China. There are a total of 17 on board.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 4/29/2004