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GLIN==> Water's Up, But Coal's Down in July



Coal shipments on the Lakes were down nearly 6 percent in July, despite rising water levels.  Lake Superior and Lake Michigan loadings were on par with a year ago, but Lake Erie docks collectively slipped by about 300,000 tons.  The dredging crisis remained a factor.  Even though one cargo topped 67,000 tons, the largest vessels were still forfeiting 4,000 tons or more each trip.  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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