Monday, August 1, 2011

Saginaw River Passages - August 1st

The tug Barbara Andrie and her tank barge arrived on the Saginaw River Monday morning, calling on the Bit-Mat dock in Bay City. Later in the afternoon, the tug Dorothy Ann, with the barge Pathfinder, called on the Bay Aggregates dock, which shares the slip with Bit-Mat. Both vessels worked it out so they could share the slip and unload their cargos.

For the month of July, there were 16 commercial vessel passages on the Saginaw River. This is up from 14 passages in 2010. For the year, the total number of passages stands at 52. This is 11 behind the total of 63 from 2010, over the same time period.

Barbara Andrie inbound at the Essexville Ranges on Monday.

Gregory J. Busch - STC2004 outbound at Vet's bridge on Thursday

Thanks to Ed Cotto for sending me the photos

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