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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

MonoSol agrees to buy land at Portage business park

PORTAGE | Merrillville-based MonoSol LLC has finalized a deal to buy 23.38 acres of land for a new factory at the AmeriPlex at the Port business park.

May 16, 2014 2:00 am
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
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

EDITORIAL: NWI is true Crossroads of America

Indiana likes to refer to itself as the "Crossroads of America." That's true, but not in the sense the Hoosier Holy Land likes to believe.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: State agency should anchor ports plan

The Ports of Indiana Commission is pumping $1.7 million into its Portage facility to improve the rail and sewer infrastructure. That's important work to keep the deepwater facility viable.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am
Port authority investing in infrastructure at Burns Harbor

Port authority investing in infrastructure at Burns Harbor

PORTAGE | Indiana's port authority has launched a few major construction projects at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.

September 03, 2013 12:13 am Photos

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Training to neutralize an attack on Northwest Indiana

Training to neutralize an attack on Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE | The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor served Wednesday as the backdrop for an Indiana Department of Homeland Security District 1 Task Force first responder drill called “Operation Safe Harbor."

August 28, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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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
DOUG ROSS: International ties boost Hoosier economy

DOUG ROSS: International ties boost Hoosier economy

Isolationists often cite President George Washington's Farewell Address, in which he warns of the dangers of "foreign entanglements." That advice no longer works. Indiana, not just the nation, is already intertwined with the world.

July 12, 2013 12:00 am

Port to Portage: 'Tax revenues more than sufficient'

PORTAGE | The Ports of Indiana brought its case to Portage city officials Tuesday night.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
First ships of the year dock into Port of Indiana

First ships of the year dock into Port of Indiana

PORTAGE | The first ships are docking this week at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor for the start of the international trading season.

April 02, 2013 6:45 pm

Steady cargo shipments in '12 for Great Lakes ports

*Great Lakes ports on the St. Lawrence Seaway System handled more than 18.8 million tons of cargo through July 31, which is flat compared to the same period a year ago, according to Marine Delivers.

August 17, 2012 4:30 pm
Heavy crane shipment heading to BP Whiting Refinery

Heavy crane shipment heading to BP Whiting Refinery

A mammoth shipment to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor will keep workers busy this week as they handle components of a large crane soon heading to the BP Whiting Refinery, local and state port officials said.

July 30, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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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

New director named at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Indiana's statewide port authority has named Anthony Kuk as the new director of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor in Portage, a spokesman for the agency said Friday.

May 14, 2012 9:15 am
Port of Indiana welcomes first international ship of season

Port of Indiana welcomes first international ship of season

PORTAGE | Cranes lifted steel coils from a ship three at a time Tuesday at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor as part of a seemingly choreographed routine of cargo handling.

April 10, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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Port welcomes rare vessel for season

Port welcomes rare vessel for season

Thanks to mild winter weather, The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled cargo from a lake vessel in January for the first time since 2006.

January 28, 2012 12:00 am
Port welcomes rare vessel for season

Port welcomes rare vessel for season

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled cargo from a lake vessel in January for the first time since 2006. Mild weather made it possible for the "James Kuber" to travel to and dock at the Portage port, said Port Director Peter Laman.

January 24, 2012 12:30 pm
Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor shipments up 10 percent

Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor shipments up 10 percent

Shipments to the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor in Portage rose 10 percent in 2011 as cargo volumes for limestone, steel, fertilizer, coal and salt improved compared to the previous year.

January 19, 2012 1:30 pm Photos

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