TITLE

Indiana Ports Handle Record Cargo in 2006

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Mar2007, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the volume of shipments handled by the ports of Indiana during the year 2006. The ports of Indiana has recorded $1.89 billion worth of cargo in 2006, an increase of 23 percent from the previous year. Steel contributed $955 million of the shipments during the year. According to Burns Harbor facility port director Steve Mosher, the increase in steel shipments was largely due to the strong U.S. demand for steel.
ACCESSION #
24635985

 

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