Great Lakes/Seaway Iron Ore Trade Up Nearly 15 Percent in July
CLEVELAND – Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 6.4 million tons in July, an increase of 14.7 percent compared to a year ago. However, shipments trailed the month’s 5-year average by 2.3 percent.
Shipments from U.S. Great Lakes ports totaled 6 million tons in July, an increase of 21.7 percent compared to a year ago. Loadings at Canadian terminals in the Seaway totaled 391,000 tons, a drop of nearly 40 percent.