Thousands of jobs. Tons of cargo. Plus a few more impressive numbers.
Reports to the region
Operating revenue for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority is generated through land leases, storage and dockage fees, economic development investments, and related financing activities. Additional funding is provided by grants from the state's Port Development Assistance Program, the City of Duluth tax levy, and project-specific federal grants.
Annual reports highlight those revenues as well as investments in infrastructure and Port Authority operating expenses.
Shipping activities in the Port of Duluth-Superior and the thousands of workers employed in the maritime industry make a huge impact on the regional economy. Economic impact statistics provide proof of a thriving local, regional, and international industry - an overview of the Port of Duluth-Superior as a whole, not just the Port Authority.