The tug Samuel de Champlain and her cement barge, Innovation, delivered the first commercial cargo of the 2012 shipping season. The pair traveled up the Saginaw River on Monday evening, stopping at the Lafarge Cement Terminal in Carrollton to unload.
Ryba Marine began dredging at the mouth of the Saginaw River on Monday after setting up at the Confined Disposal Island over the past few days. Dredging on the lower river is expected to last at least a month.
Samuel de Champlain - Innovation upbound, just clear of Independence Bridge