Grand Haven received two cargoes to close out a busy month of July.
Shortly after midnight Wednesday, Great Lakes Fleet’s motor vessel John G. Munson came in with a load of stone for Verplank’s.
As summer presses on, the port of Grand Haven’s vessel traffic has fluctuated greatly from week to week.
The Algoma Innovator is a new vessel that we have not seen before in Grand Haven. It entered service last season as part of Algoma’s fleet renewal program that began in 2012.
The port of Grand Haven saw three vessels visit in the past week.
Last week, I shared that we had the Kaye E. Barker, Pere Marquette 41, St. Marys Challenger and John G. Munson tentatively scheduled to visit over the weekend.
The port of Grand Haven is getting busy as four vessels called upon docks on the Grand River this past week.
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.