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The Federal Mattawa enters the Duluth harbor shortly before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. (Steve Kuchera /

23 days after anchoring on Lake Superior, ship finally arrives in Twin Ports

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After 23 days of hanging around outside the Aerial Lift Bridge, the Federal Mattawa came in early Tuesday evening. The grain carrier was given the go-ahead to ply its way to the CHS dock in Superior, where it was deemed there was enough grain to fill the ship.


Crew members on the ship have seen ice come and go. They’ve seen dozens of other ships come and go.

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