Algoma Mariner sailed Wednesday, but spent a day discharging cargo at the grain elevator. Algoma Mariner arrived from Thunder Bay, and sailed for the Quary at Aulds Cove.
Grain from the Prairies moves by rail to Thunder Bay, where it si then transported by ship. there are major export facilities in Montreal and Port Cartier PQ. Large vessels visiting Montreal to load often cant take a full cargo due to draft limitations, and will stop in Halifax to top up the holds.