Indiana shipments on the up

The Ports of Indiana handled 1.8 million tons (1.6 million tonnes) of cargo in 2017, a five percent increase over 2016.

Shipments of heavy lift and project cargoes, such as wind turbines, and storage tanks, increased by 27 percent year-on-year over 2016.

Other major cargo increases for the Ports of Indiana in 2017 included coal, steel, fertiliser, ethanol, as well as limestone, increasing by 26 percent; and minerals, up 29 percent, over 2016 levels.

This was the fourth consecutive year that the ports handled over 10 million tons (9 million tonnes) of cargo.


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