American Century called on the Saginaw River for the first time in 2016, arriving on Saturday, July 23rd, and unloading coal at the Consumers Energy dock in Essexville. On July 25th, Manitowoc was back, unloading a cargo at the Lafarge Stone dock in Saginaw. On July 26th, the tug Kimberly Anne, along with a spud barge/mud scow, arrived on the Saginaw River. The pair tied up for the night just off the Bay Aggregates slip, then moved out into the Saginaw Bay, near the mouth of the Kawkawlin River to work.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016
Manitowoc was inbound on the Saginaw River, Thursday evening, calling on the Wirt Stone Dock in Bay City. After unloading Sugar Stone, she turned off the dock and was outbound for the lake.
|Manitowoc unloading at the Wirt Stone dock in Bay City|
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Saginaw River has had three commercial deliveries in the past few days. Alpena called on the Lafarge Cement Dock in Essexville, arriving early Sunday morning. She was followed by the tug Defiance, and her self unloading barge, Ashtabula, who called on the Bay Aggregates dock in Bay City. Tuesday morning saw the arrival of Mississagi, bringing in a split cargo for the Wirt Sand and Stone dock in Essexville and the Buena Vista Dock in Saginaw.
|Mississagi inbound on the Saginaw River just above Cheboyganing Creek|
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Inbound on the Saginaw River Wednesday morning, the tug Undaunted, and her self unloading barge, Pere Marquette 41, called on the Port Fisher - Bay Aggregates dock in Bay City. The pair finished their unload later in the day and were back outbound for the lake.
Friday, July 1, 2016
For the month of June, there were 20 commercial vessel passages on the Saginaw River. This is identical to June of 2015, and it is one passage above the five year average of 19. For the total number of vessel passages year to date, there have been 38. This is 7 less than the 45 recorded during the same time period last year, and it is two below the five year overage of 40 vessel passages.