U.S.-Flag Great Lakes carriers hauled 11.4 million tons of dry-bulk cargo in June, a slight increase compared to a year ago. While higher water levels are increasing loads compared to a year ago, the on-going dredging crisis means vessels still cannot carry full loads and are, in fact, losing 5,000 tons or more each trip compared to 1997, a period of high water. See attached for more details.
Vice President-Corporate Communications
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