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Duluth-Superior Port Shipments Up Slightly From Last Year

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DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - Total cargo tonnage through the end of October was up just slightly from last year.  According to figures from the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, the grand total so far this year is 29.1 tons compared to 28.9 in 2011.  Iron ore shipments are up a bit, coal is about even and grain is down from the disappointing totals of last year.  The number of ships visiting the Twin Ports totaled 722 through October compared to 701 last year at the same time.

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