About the Port of Burns Harbor

Indiana’s three ports contribute over $6 billion per year to the state economy and support more than 51,000 jobs. Port activities annually contribute $2.9 billion in wages and salaries to Indiana workers and $271 million in state and local taxes. More than half of Indiana’s border is water, which includes 400 miles of direct access to two major international freight arteries, the Great Lakes and the Ohio-Mississippi River System. Located over 600 miles from an ocean, Indiana’s ports are uniquely positioned to handle international shipments at the median center of the U.S. population with the nation’s most robust transportation networks able to reach 75 percent of Americans within a day’s drive.

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The Maritime Concierge for Canadian & U.S. Great Lakes Ports

As Canadian Vessel Agents and Great Lakes Agents, World Shipping is the maritime concierge for Canadian Great Lakes ports and all U.S. Great Lakes Ports including:

Canadian Vessel Agents – Canadian Ports

Great Lakes Vessel Agents – U.S. Ports


 About World Shipping, Inc.


Over 55 Years of Heritage

Since 1960, World Shipping has been active in serving shippers and receivers of international cargo operating in multiple segments, including freight forwarding, ocean freight, trucking, rail operations, warehousing and distribution, bulk liquid international logistics, and customs clearance. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, The World Group companies include World Shipping, Inc., ContainerPort Group, UWL, World Distribution Services, and NewPort Tank Containers.

Vessel Agents Since 1960

World Shipping, Inc. is an independent shipping agency (Great Lakes Vessel Agents & Canadian Vessel Agents) specializing in vessel operations, APIS/AMS/ACI/ENOA/D, grain forwarding and project logistics.