Shipping industry sees increased cargo but faces challenge of lower water levels

Feb 18, 2013
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Increase in cargo seen as sign of economic improvement, but low lake levels could present a problem in moving freight.

Source: Detroitnews

As industrial operations across the country spring back to life after the recession, the Great Lakes shipping industry has seen an uptick in cargo levels. At the same time, there are several factors that could threaten the rebound, including problems with low lake levels and dredging of waterways.

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