1st saltie comes in with a bang

The tug Point Valour secures the Federal Saguenay against the Viterra C dock on Thursday. Heavy fog made the task tricky, and the big boat clipped the edge of the elevator and tore a hole in the wall of one of the grain storage bins. (Sandi Krasowski)
The tug Point Valour secures the Federal Saguenay against the Viterra C dock on Thursday. Heavy fog made the task tricky, and the big boat clipped the edge of the elevator and tore a hole in the wall of one of the grain storage bins. (Sandi Krasowski)

The local shipping season got off to a bumpy start Thursday when the first saltie to arrive in Thunder Bay's port struck a grain storage bin as it berthed.

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