• ITVI.USA
    16,030.520
    117.340
    0.7%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.809
    0.016
    0.6%
  • OTRI.USA
    22.220
    -0.080
    -0.4%
  • OTVI.USA
    16,016.550
    115.560
    0.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.950
    -0.570
    -16.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.610
    0.650
    22%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.370
    -0.240
    -14.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.550
    0.210
    6.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.320
    0.220
    10.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.110
    0.250
    6.5%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
    0.000
    0%
  • ITVI.USA
    16,030.520
    117.340
    0.7%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.809
    0.016
    0.6%
  • OTRI.USA
    22.220
    -0.080
    -0.4%
  • OTVI.USA
    16,016.550
    115.560
    0.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.950
    -0.570
    -16.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.610
    0.650
    22%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.370
    -0.240
    -14.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.550
    0.210
    6.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.320
    0.220
    10.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.110
    0.250
    6.5%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
    0.000
    0%
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U.S.-flag lakers see decline in January volumes

A total of 2.3 million tons of dry-bulk cargo, primarily consisting of iron ore, was transported by U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters on the Great Lakes in January, a 23.1 percent year-over-year decline.

   U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters transported 2.3 million tons of dry-bulk cargo on the Great Lakes in January, a 23.1 percent decline from January 2015, according to the Lakes Carriers’ Association.
   Iron ore volumes carried by U.S.-flag lakers during the month totaled 1.7 million tons, while coal transport stood at 189,977 tons, year-over-year declines of 19.7 percent and 67.5 percent, respectively.
   Cement shipments for January fell 16.8 percent year-over-year to 150,775 tons, but limestone shipments rose 72.7 percent compared to a year prior to 180,204 tons.
   In addition, U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters transported a total of 77,072 tons of salt in January 2016, a sharp contrast from January 2015 when these lakers did not transport any salt.

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