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Photos: Resko is the first saltie of 2022 to visit the Twin Ports

The 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet sailed under the Aerial Lift Bridge at 6:32 p.m.

The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
The tugboat Arkansas from the Great Lakes Fleet, meets Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, at the entrance to the ship canal on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Duluth. The oceangoing vessel traveled 2,342 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean to visit the Duluth-Superior Harbor.
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The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
Ship watchers are reflected in a puddle during a rainy evening while waiting for Resko to arrive on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at the ship canal in Duluth. The ship is the first oceangoing vessel of 2022 to visit the Duluth-Superior Harbor.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
People watch as the Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, sails through the ship canal on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Duluth. “Despite winter’s lingering chill this year, arrival of the season’s first full Seaway transit is a true sign of spring and always of the prosperity these great ships help deliver to our region,” said Deb DeLuca, executive director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority.
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The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
Crew members watch as people greet Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at the ship canal in Duluth. The ship arrived after unloading more than 5,500 short tons of steel skidded coils in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where it was that port’s first international vessel of the season.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
The tugboat Arkansas from the Great Lakes Fleet pushes through ice to meet Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at the ship canal in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
A crew member stands watch near the stern of the Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Duluth. The ship is the first oceangoing vessel of 2022 to visit the Duluth-Superior Harbor.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
The stern of the Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, passes through the ship canal on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
Crew members aboard the Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, stand watch at the bow of the ship on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 as the vessel sails through the ship canal in Duluth. Resko’s journey originated in Ijmuiden, Netherlands, and also included stops in Burns Harbor, Indiana and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
From a perch on the Aerial Lift Bridge, a pigeon keeps an eye on the Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Duluth.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
The 624-foot long bulk carrier, Resko is the first saltie to visit the Twin Ports in 2022.
The tugboat Arkansas from the Great Lakes Fleet follows Resko, a 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet, into the Duluth Harbor Basin on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Resko will visit Superior’s Gavilon Grain Connors Point Terminal to load approximately 16,200 short tons of spring wheat and 5,400 short tons of durum wheat destined for Italy.
Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

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