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Study: Great Lakes Shipping supports 7,000 jobs in Wisconsin

By: Aaron Holbrook, Insight Publications

Shipping in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway System supports nearly 7,000 jobs in Wisconsin according to a study released by Martin Associates, Pennsylvania.

Overall, the study found Great Lakes shipping supported 240,000 jobs in the United States and Canada and contributed $36 billion to the U.S. economy. U.S. ports handled 158 million metric tons of cargo valued at $26.1 billion.

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