Great Lakes iron ore shipments surge in July

Aug 13, 2014 | 03:27 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  iron ore shipments, iron ore, Great Lakes shipments, Lake Carriers' Association, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — U.S. Great Lakes iron ore shipments jumped in July compared with the same month last year following delays caused by an extended winter freeze.

"Higher water levels did allow for some cargos to approach 70,000 tons, but even so, the vessels were still less than full," the Lake Carriers’ Association said Aug. 13, adding that sediment was crimping shipments.....

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