The Illinois International Port District enjoys being the only facility with the distinction of being both a Great Lakes Port as well as an Inland Rivers Port.
Situated at the southwest corner of Lake Michigan and the beginning of the Calumet River the Illinois International Port District's Iroquois Landing facility sits on 190 acres and receives international ship traffic through the St. Lawrence Seaway as well as domestic commodities via barge from all points north and south of the Mississippi River system.
An additional 1,600 acres sit six nautical miles southeast of Lake Michigan at Lake Calumet. This facility receives barge traffic all year round and enjoys multiple transit shed and the ability to accept bulk, liquid bulk, break bulk and container traffic. A wide variety of commodities pass through this facility daily.