January 14 - The Ports of Indiana - owner and operator of three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan - has appointed Rick Heimann port director for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, effective January 16.

Heimann recently served as the sourcing manager - specialising in rail and water transportation - for steel and mining firm ArcelorMittal in Chicago.

"The opportunity to lead the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is an exciting endeavour," said Heimann.