Great Lakes/Seaway Iron Ore Trade Unchanged in October
CLEVELAND – Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 5.3 million tons in October, a virtual tie with a year ago. However, shipments trailed the month’s 5- year average by 10 percent.
Shipments from U.S. Great Lakes ports totaled 4.8 million tons in October, an increase of 5.4 percent. However, loadings at Canadian terminals in the Seaway fell nearly 35 percent to just 482,720 tons.