For the month of June 2019, there were 23 commercial vessel passages on the Saginaw River. This represents three fewer vessel passages than during June 2018. As compared to the 5-year and 10-year statistical averages, the number of passages was up with the 5-year average being 21 vessels and then 10-year average at 20 vessels.
Looking at the total number of commercial vessel passages for the year-to-date through the end of June 2019, there were a total of 47. This is three more passages than during the same time period in 2018. This also represents an increase of six passages more than both the 5-year and 10-year statistical averages recorded at 41 for each.