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Iron ore arrives at Gary Works

Iron ore arrives at Gary Works

A shipment of iron ore has made its way across the ice-choked Great Lakes to the Gary Works steel mill, where production will resume, although to a limited extent.

April 07, 2014 11:15 am
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
Compressed calendar shortens holiday shipping season

Compressed calendar shortens holiday shipping season

A later Thanksgiving holiday has created a shorter shipping season and less time to get gifts going to recipients.

December 14, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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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

Pence taps 'blue ribbon' panel to set state infrastructure goals

INDIANAPOLIS | Fulfilling a campaign promise, Gov. Mike Pence created a "blue ribbon" panel Thursday to plan the next generation of Indiana's roads, rails, waterways and airports.

October 10, 2013 2:30 pm
Zoeller studies effects of Asian carp on Indiana rivers

Zoeller studies effects of Asian carp on Indiana rivers

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller and the federal government's "Asian carp czar" toured a portion of the Wabash River Monday to raise awareness of the dangers posed by the invasive fish species.

July 15, 2013 12:45 pm Video
Low water levels add pressure to NWI, Chicago maritime businesses

Low water levels add pressure to NWI, Chicago maritime businesses

Stevedoring companies and cargo carriers in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area may be missing business opportunities as a result of lower than expected water levels on the Mississippi River and other sections of the inland waterway system.

January 11, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Coast Guard clears activity at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor dock

Coast Guard clears activity at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor dock

The U.S. Coast Guard cleared ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor to use unaffected sections of a dock after it partially collapsed Tuesday under the weight of material stored on it.

September 28, 2012 2:30 pm
Damage assessment continues in dock collapse

Damage assessment continues in dock collapse

Damage assessments have to be completed on a collapsed ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor dock and the Canadian freight ship that delivered cargo to the facility Tuesday.

September 26, 2012 5:15 pm
Dock wall collapses under cargo weight at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor

Dock wall collapses under cargo weight at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor

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

September 25, 2012 12:15 pm Photos

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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
Portage port eyes dredging project to improve navigation

Portage port eyes dredging project to improve navigation

PORTAGE | A representative from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the state port commission Thursday it will request funds to complete an important dredging project for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.

August 16, 2012 5:00 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
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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Portage port preps for first ship ceremony

PORTAGE | Officials from the Port of Indiana - Burns Harbor are planning a ceremony Tuesday morning in Portage celebrating the arrival of the port's first international ship in the 2012 shipping season.

April 09, 2012 4:30 pm
Port of Indiana nets award for 2011 performance

Port of Indiana nets award for 2011 performance

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor received an award from the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. for its performance during the 2011 navigation season.

March 19, 2012 12:00 pm
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
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