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Waterborne Transportation Lines of the United States

The annual product, Waterborne Transportation Lines of the United States, provides both an inventory of vessel companies and their American flag vessels operating in the transportation of freight and passengers and a national summary of all vessels. An alphabetical listing of each vessel company name, address and telephone number is included as are characteristics of each vessel listed by vessel operator name.

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The WTLUS 2016 Consolidated (Volumes 1-3)
provides a summary of the vessel data detailed in the Waterborne Transportation Lines of the United States (WTLUS). Summarized vessel characteristics are represented in both tabular and graphic format.

Provides a summary of vessel companies listed alphabetically by company name. Included in this publication are: the business address and telephone number, the Engineer District number, the TSOperator number (for usage in querying computer data), principal commodities carried, the points or localities and waterways between which or on which operated and the number of vessels reported by vessel type.

Lists the vessel companies alphabetically and describes each vessel surveyed by indication its name and number, Coast Guard number, type by ICST code (International Classification of Ships by Type; see appendix for code explanation), register and overall length and breadth, loaded and light draft, horsepower, carrying capacity in short tons or units of or units of cargo or number of passengers, height of fixed superstructures, cargo handling equipment, operating headquarters, and year built or rebuilt.

Comments or Questions Contact:
Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center (WCSC)
PO BOX 61280
New Orleans, LA 70161-1280
(504)862-1426 or (504)862-1441