Great Lakes/Seaway Iron Ore Trade Up 13 Percent in November
CLEVELAND – Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 5.5 million tons in November, an increase of 13 percent compared to a year ago. Shipments were also slightly ahead of the month’s 5-year average.
Shipments from U.S. Great Lakes ports totaled 5 million tons in November, an increase of 19.5 percent. However, loadings at Canadian terminals in the Seaway fell nearly 26 percent to just 530,000 tons.