Cargo Reports – July 2016 – U.S.-Flag Vessels – Text

July 31, 2016
July 31, 2016 LCA

U.S.-Flag Lakes Cargos Down Almost 10 Percent in July

CLEVELAND – U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) moved 9.85 million tons of cargo in July, a decrease of 9.5 percent compared to a year ago. The July float was also 9 percent below the month’s 5-year average.

Iron ore cargos for the steel industry totaled 4.6 million tons, a decrease of 3.4 percent compared to a year ago. Coal shipments to power plants and steel mills fell to 1.7 million tons, a decrease of 25 percent. Limestone loads for construction projects and steel production totaled 2.9 million tons, a decrease of 10 percent compared to a year ago.

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