A different kind of ship comes to Duluth

The Kent Trader arrived Duluth on October 5, 2008 with her cargo holds filled with 29 Gamesa nacelles loaded in Spain. For many years, salt water ships visiting Duluth have had their superstructure (pilot house and crew quarters, office and galley) at the stern of the ship. You will note in the picture above that the superstructure on the Kent Trader is in the middle. I am told … [Read more...]

Kent Trader has unusual design

The Kent Trader came under the Lift Bridge on Friday night with its cargo holds filled with 29 nacelles loaded in Spain. All salt water ships that bring wind turbine parts here have until now had all cargo holds in front of a stern mounted superstructure where the pilot house, crew quarters, office and galley are. In fact, all salt water ships that have come here for many, many … [Read more...]

More wind turbine equipment for Duluth

The Kent Trader arrived Duluth on Friday night, October 3rd. On Saturday morning, Lake Superior Warehousing began to discharge the cargo of 29 Gamesa nacelles loaded in Spain. The morning started out with a heavy fog but it soon cleared. The nacelle above has just been pulled from the cargo hold of the ship and the 2 gantry cranes are slowing bringing it over the side of the … [Read more...]