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St. Lawrence Seaway opens shipping season tomorrow

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Port of Indiana, IN – The St. Lawrence Seaway will open its 54th annual international shipping season on Thursday, March 22. The first vessel to transit the Welland Canal as part of the opening ceremony will be the Wilf Seymour/Alouette Spirit from McKeil Marine. The event will include the annual "top hat" ceremony - a tradition since 1947 where a top hat is presented to the captain of the season's first vessel. Indiana's first international ship is tentatively scheduled to arrive at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor on April 7. The MV Isadora, a Polsteam vessel, is traveling from Ijmuiden, Netherlands.  Read Full Story

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