Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Saginaw River Passage - December 16th

Dean Marine & Excavating tug "Kimberly Anne", derrick barge and mud scows, tied up along the Riverwalk in Bay City.  They are shown here just below Veteran's Memorial Bridge.  This is a very unusual place for a vessel to tie up.
Kimberly Anne tied up along the Riverwalk at Veteran's Memorial Park in Bay City

The tug and barges are just below the Veteran's Memorial Bridge


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Saginaw River Passage - December 9th

The tug G.L. Ostrander and the cement barge, Integrity, were inbound on the Saginaw River early Tuesday morning.  The pair called on the Lafarge Cement dock in Essexville to unload.  They were expected to be outbound early Wednesday morning.

G.L. Ostrander - Integrity unloading at the Lafarge Cement Dock in Essexville

View from Smith Park

View from the Burroughs North Dock

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Saginaw River Passages - December 6th

Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber called on the Bay Aggregates dock in Bay City on Saturday.  The pair unloaded and were then outbound for the lake during the evening on Saturday.

USCG Cutter Hollyhock continued work on the Saginaw Bay, replacing summer buoys, marking the Saginaw River Entrance channel, with unlighted winter marks.  Hollyhock departed the area and was headed for Lake Huron just before the Moore-Kuber

Friday, December 5, 2014

Saginaw River Passage - December 4th & 5th

USCG Cutter Hollyhock arrived on the Saginaw Bay, Thursday afternoon, to work AToN in the Saginaw River Entrance Channel.  Hollyhock was again working AToN during the day Friday.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

November 2014 Saginaw River Passages

For the month of November, there were 13 commercial vessel deliveries to docks along the Saginaw River.  This is down seven deliveries from November 2013, when there were twenty.  It is also three deliveries below the five year average of sixteen.  For the year to date, there have been 105 commercial deliveries on the Saginaw River.  This is 28 fewer than the same time period in 2013 and 21 fewer than the five year average of 126 over the same time period.

Saginaw River Passage - December 2nd

Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber were inbound on the Saginaw River, early Tuesday morning, calling on the Burroughs dock in Zilwaukee.  After unloading, the pair were outbound for the lake, reaching the Saginaw Bay late in the afternoon.


Friday, November 28, 2014

Saginaw River Passage - November 28th

American Courage was outbound for the Saginaw River early Friday morning after unloading at the Bay Aggregates dock in Bay City.  Inbound late Friday morning was Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber, calling on the Wirt Stone dock in Bay City.  The pair were expected to be outbound late Friday night or early Saturday morning.

Olive L. Moore - Lewis J. Kuber inbound at the Lake State Railway Bridge

Passing through Lake State Railway Bridge