Great Lakes/Seaway Iron Ore Trade Up 16 Percent in June
CLEVELAND – Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 6.7 million tons in June, an increase of 16 percent compared to a year ago. Shipments also bettered the month’s 5-year average by 8 percent.
Shipments from U.S. Great Lakes ports totaled 6 million tons in June, an increase of 15 percent compared to a year ago. Loadings at Canadian terminals in the Seaway totaled 698,000 tons, an increase of nearly 25 percent.