Mon, February 20 2012 18:40
The Ports of Indiana handled 8.1 million tons of cargo in 2011, the largest annual tonnage since 2006. New ethanol and dried distillers grains shipments, combined with gains in limestone, salt, and steel cargoes fueled a 5 percent increase in total shipments moving through Indiana's three ports.
The Ports of Indiana - Burns Harbor moved 2 million tons of cargo in 2011, an increase of 10 percent over 2010, which included shipping increases in limestone (23%), steel (18%), fertilizer (61%), coal (44%), and salt (18%). The Ports of Indiana - Burns Harbor is located approximately 45 miles from Starke County.