Shortly after midnight Saturday, Lower Lakes Towing’s self-unloading motor vessel Michipicoten arrived in port with a load of trap rock for the Verplank dock in Ferrysburg.
Grand Haven saw the arrivals of two vessels last week, one a frequent freighter and the other a rare visitor.
Three vessels made their first visits to the port of Grand Haven this week, one of which visited for the first time under a new name.
For the Ships Log this week, we have a guest columnist, my friend Jack Hurt, an aspiring journalist who has a passion for Great Lakes freighters.
Grand Haven received four commercial cargoes and also welcomed a Coast Guard vessel to port this past week.
The Wilfred Sykes continues to be a common sight in Grand Haven, as it made two more visits to our port in the past week.
The steamship Wilfred Sykes made its first visit of the season with a load of slag for Meekhof’s D&M on Harbor Island on Monday morning.
Grand Haven saw the arrival of two early season regulars this past week.
Grand Haven’s 2019-20 shipping season began last week with the arrival of the articulated tug/barge Undaunted/Pere Marquette 41.
Grand Haven received 15 vessels, 92 cargoes in 2018-19
Port City Marine’s articulated tug/barge Prentiss Brown/St. Marys Challenger arrived in port early Sunday morning with a partial load of cement for the St. Marys Cement terminal in Ferrysburg. The next day, the steamship Wilfred Sykes of Central Marine Logistics paid us a visit.
To begin the new year, we saw the arrival of our port’s most frequent visitor, the steamship Wilfred Sykes.
While the calendar has switched from 2018 to 2019, the shipping season continues in the port of Grand Haven.
Port City Marine’s articulated tug/barge combination Prentiss Brown/St. Marys Challenger was the only visitor in our port this past week.
Pere Marquette Shipping’s articulated tug/barge Undaunted/Pere Marquette 41 was the only traffic in our port over the past week