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Port of Indiana shipments are up 40 percent

Port of Indiana shipments are up 40 percent

Shipments at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor have risen 40 percent at the shipping season's midway point, largely because steel cargoes have more than doubled so far this year to feed the thriving automotive sector.

July 21, 2014 3:00 pm
First ships arrive at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

First ships arrive at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Beaufort force 9 gales battered the Federal Nakagawa, a Hong Kong-flagged ship with a hold full of steel coil, causing it to pitch and roll as it crossed the Atlantic Ocean.

April 17, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

PORTAGE | In 2013, the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor was the busiest it had been in years.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Winging it won't work at Gary airport

Now that a partner has been chosen for Gary/Chicago International Airport, the new urgent task is to figure out what the best prospects are for the airport.

December 20, 2013 12:00 am
Shipments up 16 percent at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Shipments up 16 percent at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Shipments rose 16 percent at the Port of Indiana Burn Harbor in October, the sixth straight month tonnage has increased.

November 16, 2013 11:45 pm
Port at highest pace since Great Recession began

Port at highest pace since Great Recession began

Shipments at the Port of Indiana Burns Harbor are on pace to hit a new high since the recession, as the navigation season is winding down.

October 21, 2013 12:45 pm
Burns Harbor port shipments leap up in August

Burns Harbor port shipments leap up in August

PORTAGE | Shipments rose by 28 percent in August over last year at The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor on the strength of increased fertilizer and steel traffic.

September 17, 2013 12:05 pm

Shipments steady at port, but competitive challenges loom

PORTAGE | International trade through the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes supports more than 48,300 jobs in Indiana, the most of any Midwestern state, according to a recent study.

August 18, 2013 12:00 am

Burns Harbor port tonnage down slightly from '12, but bright spots remain

WASHINGTON, D.C. | The St. Lawrence Seaway reported that year-to-date total cargo shipments for the period March 22 to May 31 were 8.1 million metric tons, down 12 percent over the same period in 2012.

June 13, 2013 2:15 pm
Cargo cracks ArcelorMittal dock

Cargo cracks ArcelorMittal dock

An ArcelorMittal dock wall at the Port of Indiana was crushed under the weight of cargo off-loaded from a ship there early Tuesday morning, officials said.

September 25, 2012 2:09 pm

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor shipments up 6 percent through May

Cargo shipments handled at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor are up 6 percent in the first five months of this year from the comparable 2011 period, according to data released Tuesday from a U.S. and Canadian marine industry coalition.

June 13, 2012 1:00 pm
pile of used cars

pile of used cars

A lot of used cars in the junkyard

October 25, 2011 9:25 am
Crete

Crete

CRETE: Annexation of this land was approved and a development agreement was reached in March 2007. Water and sewer installation is set for spring. CenterPoint Properties plans to erect the first building in 2010. This site could serve Union Pacific and CSX railroads. Photo by: John J. Watki…

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
Union Mills

Union Mills

UNION MILLS (U.S. 6 AND IND. 39): The developer continues to hold options on land for potential intermodal development that would cover thousands of acres.

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
Gibson Yards

Gibson Yards

Gibson Yards, near the Nine-Span Bridge in Hammond, was once targeted as an intermodal site.

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
KINGSBURY INDUSTRIAL PARK (U.S. 35 AND U.S. 6)

KINGSBURY INDUSTRIAL PARK (U.S. 35 AND U.S. 6)

KINGSBURY INDUSTRIAL PARK (U.S. 35 AND U.S. 6): ICS logistics plans to build a cold storage facility at the park. LaPorte County, Indiana and CSX Railroad are putting up a combined $9 million to reconstuct Hupp Road and extend a CSX line into the park.

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
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