Antikeri gets tug assist

It is September and it is harvest time and Duluth will see a lot of salt water ships coming into port to take the harvest out to the world this year. Thirteen salt water ships will be here in the next 7 days. The first of them will likely be the Americaborg, built just this year. The Antikeri will also arrive today. It is making its 10th trip here since 1996. Above, it is coming into port with the … [Read more...]

Antikeri gets tug assist

The ship now called the Antikeri has been here 8 times since 1996. It was last here in September of this year loading grain. In 2003, it loaded bagged dried peas from Idaho, the first Food for Peace shipment out of Duluth in 12 years. The peas went to Mauritania, a country on the West Coast of Africa. Food for Peace is a long time but seldom discussed part of our foreign policy. In previous … [Read more...]