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Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Dec 21, 2015 12:17 PM CST

An oceangoing vessel named the Federal Bering was the last saltie for this shipping season when it entered the port of Duluth-Superior Dec. 14 and docked at CHS terminal 2 in Superior to load wheat and canola bound for Mexico.

"It's an interesting shipment because it will be going into the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico," spokesman Marc Gagnon of Fednav, the Canadian owners of the ship, said in the Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping news. "This proves that you can be more efficient exporting through the port of Duluth even to Mexico than to take barges down the Mississippi ...

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