Specifications

The Port of Cheboygan, strategically located at the crossroads of the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway, has access to the world. The combined system forms an efficient, low-cost marine super-highway that supports the US industrial and agricultural heartland and serves a consumer market of +100 million people.

The Port of Cheboygan has all four Port Functions designated by the Michigan Port Collaborative. Those designations are: Cargo Port, Ferry Port, Commercial Port and Recreational Port.


Port Amenities

Current and proposed development and commercial opportunities. Ready for immediate development.

  1. Transient dockage – short and long-term
  2. Intermodal logistics – access to M-27, US-23 & I-75
    • Dry bulk transfer
    • Truck scale
    • Liquid holding and transfer
  3. Marine cargo and storage – 25+ acres outdoor/indoor
  4. Dock lease
    • Ferry Dock
    • Passenger embarkation and debarkation
    • Passenger comfort facilities
    • Commercial lease
  5. Building rental – office or manufacturing facilities
  6. Waste and bilge transfer – onsite holding or treatment
  7. Marine maintenance – long/short term availability
    • Dry dock vault
    • Inspection
  8. CFS Certified Freight Station
  9. Cheboygan County Marina
  10. Fuel
  11. Crane
  12. Proposed Certified Discharge Station

Deep-Water Seaport Facts

  • Home Port of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw
  • Latitude: 45 ̊ 39’ 13” N • Longitude: 84 ̊ 28’ 1” W
  • First Port of Entry • Chart 14881 • Publication CP06
  • ETA Message Required
  • Medical Facilities

Harbor Characteristics

  • Excellent Holding Ground
  • Harbor Type: River Natural
  • Excellent Shelter • No Tide
  • Seasonal Ice • No Swell
  • Max Vessel size: 800’ dockage / 500’ turning
  • Overhead Limit: Unlimited Outer/Inner
  • Modern Navigational Maritime Aids

Water Depth

  • Water Channel: 21-25 feet / 6.4-7.6 meters
  • Cargo Pier: 21-25 feet / 6.4-7.6 meters
  • Anchorage: 16-20 feet / 4.9-6.1 meters
  • Oil Terminal: 21-35 feet / 6.4-7.6 meters

Services

  • Lift & Crane
  • Bilge Pump Out
  • Container Storage
  • Pilotage
  • Tugs

Provisions

  • Potable Water
  • Fuel Oil • Diesel Oil
  • Deck Supplies • Engine Supplies
  • Welding Repairs
  • Downtown Access Walkway
  • Motels & Shopping Centers
  • Car Rental, Airport Shuttles & Restaurant Shuttles
  • Wireless • Broadband

Recreation

  • County Marina
  • Inland Waterway Route
  • Bike Trails
  • Fishing
  • Beaches
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking Trails