Great Lakes limestone and salt trade falls
Published: Thursday, 18 August 2016
North American dry bulk shipments flat to lower year-on-year owing to sluggish construction activity and warmer weather.
North American dry bulk operators are seeing flat to lower
traded volumes of industrial minerals in the Great Lakes region
this year compared to 2015.
Volumes of limestone and salt have decreased following low
consumer demand, according to US Great Lakes shipping firm Rand
Logistics in its latest financial results.