The winter from hell has caused the shutdown of blast furnaces that normally burn around the clock at U.S. Steel Gary Works.
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter made its way south on Lake Michigan this week to break up ice in Burns Harbor, to ensure lake freighters and barges can continue to come into the port.
Ships, including iron ore freighters bound for Northwest Indiana steel mills, have been jamming up the ice-choked St. Marys River in recent weeks as they rush to make deliveries before the Soo Locks close this week.
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.
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.
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