Table 6 Container Entries into the United States from All Countries and by All Modes: 2000-2008

Table 6
Container Entries into the United States from All Countries and by All Modes: 2000-2008

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(Thousands of entries)

Year Vessel containers full Vessel containers empty Truck containers full Truck containers empty Rail containers full Rail containers empty Overall total
2000 5,353 635 7,685 2,748 1,482 685 18,587
2005 10,933 481 8,850 2,603 1,794 875 25,536
2006 11,238 480 8,721 2,689 1,792 935 25,855
2007 11,038 578 8,428 2,791 1,748 1,005 25,588
2008 NA NA 7,680 2,947 1,645 1,029 NA

Modal shares (percent)

Year Vessel containers full Vessel containers empty Truck containers full Truck containers empty Rail containers full Rail containers empty Overall total
2000 28.8 3.4 41.3 14.8 8.0 3.7 100.0
2005 42.8 1.9 34.7 10.2 7.0 3.4 100.0
2006 43.5 1.9 33.7 10.4 6.9 3.6 100.0
2007 43.1 2.3 32.9 10.9 6.8 3.9 100.0
2008 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

KEY: NA = Not available.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Mission Support Services, Operations Management Database.