Main engine failure
The "Federal Leda" suffered failure of its main engine in position 45 01.799 N, 074 37.799 W, on July 23, 2019, at 8.10 p.m. The vessel anchored at the Grassy Island Anchorage three nautical miles East of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. The crew carried out the repairs and resumed its voyage to Ravenna, ETA Aug 9.
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First saltie arrives in Twin Ports - The Cyprus-flagged Federal Leda passed under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge at 7:10 a.m. on Monday to be the first oceangoing freighter into the harbor for 2011. The saltie was headed to the Cenex Harvest States elevator in Superior, where it will take on a load of 21,000 short tons of durum wheat bound for Italy. The Duluth Seaway Port Authority each year celebrates the first saltie to traverse the entire 2,342-mile Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway that connects the Twin Ports to the Atlantic Ocean and world commerce, Duluth News Tribune reports.Upload News