Press Release

U.S. Foreign Waterborne Transportation Statistics

September 27, 2001

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) today released June 2001 official U.S. foreign waterborne transportation statistics. Year to date figures through June 2001 show an increase in volume of 6% for imports and a 3% decrease in volume for exports over the same time period for 2000. The following cargo summary contains value and weight information by type of service on U.S. waterborne imports and exports for June 2001, along with year-to-date figures.

 

 

Cargo Summary June 2001
Value in millions of dollars and Weight in thousands of metric tons
Type of Service

Imports

Exports

Total1

June

Year to Date

June

Year to Date

June

Year to Date
Liner Value

29,056

170,034

11,712

74,925

40,768

244,959

Liner weight

6,991

41,784

5,123

33,251

12,113

75,034

Tanker Value

8,596

53,925

1,203

6,812

9,800

60,737

Tanker Weight

48,196

296,032

4,251

24,780

52,447

320,811

Tramp Value

5,798

36,916

2,976

18,665

8,774

55,581

Tramp Weight

14,634

81,414

15,430

103,045

30,064

184,459

Total Value

43,451

260,875

15,891

100,403

59,342

361,278

Total Weight

69,821

419,230

24,804

161,075

94,624

580,304

1 Figures in total column may vary due to rounding

The figures are all derived from the Waterborne Databank, detailed public U.S. foreign waterborne transportation cargo files, which are now available from MARAD. All inquiries should be addressed to:

Office of Statistical and Economic Analysis

U.S. Maritime Administration
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington DC 20590
Telephone: (202) 366-2267
Fax: (202) 366-8886
Email: data@marad.dot.gov