Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Saginaw River Passages - September 17th to 20th

The John J. Boland called on the Bay Aggregates Dock in Bay City on the 17th, unloading there during the day.  The Boland departed the slip there and was back outbound for the lake a short time later.
On the 20th, Dorothy Ann-Pathfinder were inbound on the Saginaw River, carrying a split cargo.  The pair dropped a partial cargo at the Wirt Stone Dock in Bay City, then traveled upriver to finish unloading at the Wirt Stone Dock in Saginaw.  Also inbound later in the morning was the Walter J. McCarthy, Jr., calling on the Consumers Energy dock in Essexville.  Both vessels are expected to be outbound Tuesday afternoon.








Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Saginaw River Passages - August 27th to September 14th

There have been a number of vessel passages on the Saginaw River since my last post:

-August 27th - Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder - Bay Aggregates Dock - Bay City

-September 1st: Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber - Burroughs North Dock - Essexville

-September 3rd: Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber - Lafarge Stone Dock - Saginaw

-September 9th: American Century - Consumers Energy Dock - Essexville

-September 9th: Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber - Wirt Stone Dock - Bay City

-September 11th: Saginaw - Buena Vista Dock - Saginaw

-September 11th: Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder - Wirt Stone Dock - Bay City & Saginaw

-September 12th: Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber - Buena Vista Dock

-September 14th: Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder - Wirt Stone Dock - Bay City

Monday, September 5, 2016

Saginaw River Report - August 2016

Traffic on the Saginaw River was down for August 2016, with only 12 commercial vessel passages logged for the month. This is down six passages from the 18 logged during August 2015. It is also 5 fewer than the 5-year average of 17. For the year to date, there have been a total of 60 commercial vessel passages. This represents a total of 22 fewer than last year's 82, and 14 fewer than the 5-year average of 74.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Saginaw River Passages - August 11th to 26th

August 9th through 26th, 2016

There have been a number of vessel passages since my last post here:

August 11 - The Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder traveled up the Saginaw river, unloading at the GM dock in Saginaw.

August 13 - Algoway called on the Saginaw River, unloading at the Bay Aggregates Dock in Bay City.

August 20 - G.L. Ostrander - Integrity unloaded at the Lafarge Cement Dock in Essexville.

August 22 - Dorothy Ann - Pathfinder returned, this time delivering a split cargo for both the Bay City and Saginaw Wirt Stone Docks.

August 26 - Walter J. McCarthy, Jr. called at the Consumers Energy Dock in Essexville to unload coal.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Saginaw River Passage - August 8th

The tug Defiance, and her barge, Ashtabula, unloaded at the Bay Aggregates Dock in Bay City this afternoon. The pair departed early in the evening.


Thursday, August 4, 2016

Saginaw River Passages - August 4th

The tug Zeus, and her tank barge, Robert F. Deegan, called on the Port Fisher dock in Bay City to unload Thursday morning.  The pair were back outbound for the lake later in the evening.  Alpena was inbound early Thursday afternoon, calling on the Lafarge Cement dock in Essexville.  She was expected to be outbound after unloading, sometime early on Friday.
Alpena unloading at the Lafarge Cement dock in Essexville


Zeus - Robert F. Deegan unloading at the Port Fisher dock

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Total Saginaw River Passages - July 2016

Commercial vessel traffic was down for the month of July, with only 10 commercial vessel deliveries on the Saginaw River. This represents nine fewer passages than July of 2015, and six fewer than the five year average of 16. For the year to date, there have been a total of 48 commercial vessel deliveries to Saginaw River docks. This is down sixteen passages from the same time period in 2015 and is nine fewer than the five year average.