Great Lakes limestone and salt trade falls

By Wayne Yamada
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.

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