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GLIN==> June U.S.-Flag cargo report



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.

 

Glen G. Nekvasil

Vice President-Corporate Communications

Lake Carriers' Association

Suite 915

614 West Superior Avenue

Cleveland, OH  44113-1383

   P:  216-861-0592

   F:  216-241-8262

   C:  216-702-6360

   E:  nekvasil@lcaships.com

 

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