December 2nd saw the arrival of two vessels: Algorail traveled upriver to unload a split cargo at two Saginaw docks - the Buena Vista Dock and the Sargent Stone Dock. American Integrity unloaded coal at the Consumers Energy Dock in Essexville.
On December 7th, the G.L. Ostrander - Integrity departed the Lafarge Cement dock in Essexville headed for Alpena to load. The pair had arrived at the Essexville Lafarge dock on November 29th and remained there until the 7th. They were right back after loading and were back at the Essexville dock late on the evening of the 8th.