Fortunagracht comes to Duluth

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It is nice to have the Fortunagracht here to discharge wind turbine pieces but other ships have done that. Earlier this year, she made Great Lakes history when she was the first ship to deliver containerized cargo to Cleveland for the new service, Cleveland-Europe Express.   From Crain’s Cleveland Business: The Fortunagracht arrived in Cleveland late on Friday, April 18, loaded with containers of consumer and industrial goods, wind energy parts, machinery and other industrial equipment. It is expected to make monthly calls on Cleveland through the end of 2014.
After doing several round trips on the new route, she loaded wind turbine equipment to bring to Duluth, arriving at the Port Terminal (above) early this morning (August 4, 2014).
Check out this video, a bit dramatic but interesting…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyL2sZN9JOs
… and some activity on Twitter…
https://twitter.com/hashtag/fortunagracht