First Saltie of the Season Sails into Twin Ports

First Saltie of 2015 Arrives in Duluth Harbor

Duluth’s shipping season is in full swing.

Moday the first saltie of the season sailed into the Twin Ports.

The 465 foot ship, Kom, which flies the flag of Malta came through around noon.

After sailing beneath the Aerial Lift Bridge it made its way to Superior to take on a partial load of wheat at Gavilon Grain, then moved to the CHS dock to finish loading.

A ceremony to officially welcome the ship will be held Wednesday.

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