On a very cold and windy Wednesday morning, Alpena was inbound on the Saginaw River, calling on the Lafarge Cement dock in Essexville to unload cement powder.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Monday, November 5, 2018
There were a total of 17 commercial vessel passages on the Saginaw River during the month of October, 2018. This number represents an increase of two passages over the same time period in 2017, an increase of one over the 5-year average of 16, and an increase of one over the 10-year average, also of 16.
For the shipping season for the year to date, there have been 120 commercial vessel passages on the Saginaw River. This represents an increase of eight passages over the same period in 2017, an increase of 14 passages compared to the 5-year average of 106, and an increase of seven passages over the 10-year average of 113 commercial vessel passages.