Established in 1961, the Ports of Indiana is a statewide port authority operating three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan: Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, and Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon. Ideally situated on two major North American freight transportation arteries – the Great Lakes and the Inland Waterway System – the state’s three-port system serves the world’s most productive industrial and agricultural regions. In 2018, the Ports of Indiana handled 14.8 million tons of cargo. Ports of Indiana is committed to further improving the environmental performance of its facilities and services to provide the greenest possible form of transportation. Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor has been a Green Marine participant since 2013. The Ports of Indiana authority is now seeking Green Marine certification for its two other locations.