Mandarin to Duluth

The Mandarin should be here this afternoon to load grain. It is one of many salt water ships that come here under charter to Canfornav (Canadian Forest Navigation). As this one, many of these ships are named after ducks. We have seen the Bluebill, Bluewing, Greenwing and Pintail here before. True to its name, the Mandarin was built in China in 2003 and named after the Mandarin duck, an endangered … [Read more...]