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First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

Longshoremen work to unload coils of steel from the hold of the Federal Thursday in the Port of Indiana Burns Harbor as the port opened the 2014 season with the arrival of the Nakagawa and the Isolda. Both ships carried steel from Ijmuiden, Holland, destined for Midwest manufacturers.

April 17, 2014 6:26 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

The freighter Isolda sits tied up Thursday in the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor while longshoremen unload coils of steel at the port opens the international shipping season with the arrival of the Isolda and the Federal Nakagawa. Both ships carried steel from Ijmuiden, Holland, destined for M…

April 17, 2014 6:26 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

Captain Rizwan Mammoo walks along the deck of the Federal Nakagawa as the ship's cargo of steel is unloaded Thursday at The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The port opened the 2014 international shipping season with the arrival of the Isolda and the Federal Nakagawa. Both ships carried steel f…

April 17, 2014 6:14 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

Longshoremen work to remove coils of steel from the hold of the Federal Nakagawa following the ships arrival Thursday in The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The harbor marked the opened the 2014 international shipping season with the arrival of the Isolda and the Federal Nakagawa. Both ships c…

April 17, 2014 6:14 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened the 2014 international shipping season Thursday with the arrival of the Isolda and the Federal Nakagawa. Both ships carried steel from Ijmuiden, Holland, destined for Midwest manufacturers.

April 17, 2014 6:15 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

Longshoremen work to remove coils of steel from the hold of the Federal Nakagawa following the ships arrival Thursday in The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The harbor marked the opened the 2014 international shipping season with the arrival of the Isolda and the Federal Nakagawa. Both ships c…

April 17, 2014 6:14 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

Longshoremen work to remove coils of steel from the hold of the Federal Nakagawa following the ships arrival Thursday in The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The harbor marked the opened the 2014 international shipping season with the arrival of the Isolda and the Federal Nakagawa. Both ships c…

April 17, 2014 6:14 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

Longshoremen work to unload coils of steel from the hold of the Federal The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened the 2014 international shipping Nakagawa Thursday in the Port of indiana as the port opened the 2014 season with the arrival of the Nakagawa and the Isolda. Both ships carried stee…

April 17, 2014 6:15 pm
First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

First ships arrive in Port of Indiana

Longshoremen work to remove coils of steel from the hold of the Federal Nakagawa following the ships arrival Thursday in The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The harbor marked the opened the 2014 international shipping season with the arrival of the Isolda and the Federal Nakagawa. Both ships c…

April 17, 2014 6:13 pm
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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana making progress, but climb isn't over

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana making progress, but climb isn't over

Indiana has made great progress in the past year. Unemployment has dropped below 7 percent, and we rank fifth in the nation in private sector job growth. Indiana is consistently recognized as a great place to do business. Site Selection Magazine recently ranked us as the most competitive sta…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Agencies issue forecasts for spring thaw

Agencies issue forecasts for spring thaw

The Donald C. tug boat breaks through ice in the Port of Indiana in January. Forecasters say the ice cover on the lake and runoff from snowpack on the land will help bring lake levels back near average.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am
Agencies issue forecasts for spring thaw

Agencies issue forecasts for spring thaw

Port of Indiana Operations Manager Nick Szymarek stands in January on a break wall overlooking a frozen Lake Michigan on the west side of the port. The ice on the lake is expected to linger, causing cooler air temperatures as spring begins.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Shutting down waterways sounds fishy

As scary as Asian carp are, the prospect of shutting down the link between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River watershed is even more scary.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. Coast Guard ice breakers clear the way for commerce

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.

February 15, 2014 12:00 pm
Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor has best year since 2006

Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor has best year since 2006

PORTAGE | An estimated 2.5 million tons of steel and other cargo passed through the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor last year, the most since 2006.

January 23, 2014 3:14 pm
Port of Indiana

Port of Indiana

The Donald C. tug boat breaks through ice in the Port of Indiana on Friday. An early freeze of Lake Michigan this season put a damper on shipping.

January 10, 2014 3:57 pm
Port of Indiana

Port of Indiana

Longshoreman work on the Donald C. tub boat Friday as it pushes a barge into the Port of Indiana.

January 10, 2014 3:56 pm
Steelmaking idled at Gary Works

Steelmaking idled at Gary Works

The Donald C. tug boat broke through ice in the Port of Indiana in January. U.S. Steel has temporarily curtailed steelmaking operations at Gary Works because the ice conditions on the Great Lakes are so bad ships have not been able to deliver iron ore.

January 10, 2014 3:57 pm
Port of Indiana

Port of Indiana

The Donald C. tugboat works to break through ice Friday in the Port of Indiana. Lake Michigan had an early freeze this season putting a damper on shipping. Even though the Soo Locks close from January through March, there remains a fair amount of Great Lakes shipping, especially to the local…

January 10, 2014 3:40 pm
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