The 2013 Shipping Season in the Port of Thunder Bay came to an end Monday with the departure of MV Saginaw. The vessel loaded a total of 13,000 tonnes of canola at two elevators: Viterra A and Superior Elevator. The vessel sailed at 9:20p.m. Monday, January 13 and will pass through the Soo Locks just ahead of their seasonal closure, which takes place midnight Wednesday, January 15.
Two vessels have laid up for the winter in the Port of Thunder Bay: MV Capt. Henry Jackman will spend the winter at Lakehead Marine Industrial and MV CSL Tadoussac will winter at Keefer Terminal.