Great Lakes shipping cargo down 5.63% this year
By: Joseph S. Pete, NWI. om
Great Lakes shipping is down 5.63% so far this year, but a strong September brought the total closer to its 2021 level.
Total cargo on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 23.36 million tons through the end of September, down from 24.75 million through the same period last year, according to the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership. Transits rose 2.98% to 2,664, up from 2,587 through the same period last year.
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