Last Wednesday evening, Grand River Navigation’s self-unloading motor vessel Calumet arrived with a load of asphalt sand for the Verplank dock in Ferrysburg.
Last week, Algoma Central Corp.’s Algorail was towed from Goderich, Ontario, on its way to a scrapyard in Port Colborne, Ontario, by McKeil Marine’s tug Tim McKeil.
Action in our port this past week started with the arrival of the Interlake Steamship Co.’s self-unloading motor vessel Herbert C. Jackson early the morning of June 27.
Two American vessels and two Canadian ships called on Grand Haven since last week’s article.
Grand Haven just saw the arrival of one vessel last week, the Wilfred Sykes.
First was the arrival of Central Marine Logistics’ self-unloading steamship Wilfred Sykes on June 7.
This past week, we welcomed two vessels to port that fly the maple leaf off their stern.
Foggy conditions on Lake Michigan this past week made for some great photo opportunities of freighters as they arrived into our port.
Pere Marquette Shipping’s articulated tug/barge Undaunted/Pere Marquette 41 was the lone visitor to the port of Grand Haven last week.
The Sykes arrived offshore Wednesday afternoon — but, at the time, the wind was too strong to make an attempt to enter the port.
The slow start can be attributed to the effect that the long winter has had on construction and shipping companies across the Great Lakes.
After a relatively quiet start to the month, the port of Grand Haven received three cargoes in quick succession this past week.
Despite the weather, the port of Grand Haven still received one cargo this past week.
Saturday night, Grand River Navigation’s articulated tug/barge Defiance/Ashtabula crossed the pierheads just before sunset with a load of stone for the Verplank dock in Ferrysburg.
On March 23, Port City’s articulated tug/barge combination Prentiss Brown/St. Marys Challenger arrived with the first load of cement for the St. Marys Cement terminal in Ferrysburg.