Other recent BTS maritime-related reports

Other recent BTS maritime-related reports

America's Container Ports: Freight Hubs That Connect Our Nation to Global Markets 2009

America's Container Ports: Freight Hubs That Connect Our Nation to Global Markets 2009 examines the movement of maritime freight handled by the Nation's container ports in 2008 and summarizes trends in maritime freight movement since 1995. It covers the impact of the 2007-2008 U.S. and global economic downturn on U.S. port container traffic, trends in container throughput, concentration of containerized cargo at the top U.S. ports, regional shifts in cargo handled, vessel calls and capacity in ports, the rankings of U.S. ports among the world's top ports, and container entries into the United States by ocean, truck, and rail. (36 pages, 2009).


Maritime Trade & Transportation 2007

Maritime Trade & Transportation 2007 provides an update on the major marine infrastructure, maritime-related transportation services, domestic and international freight and passenger trade, the economic impact of the Maritime Transportation System, safety and environment, national security, and shipbuilding. It also presents information about the St. Lawrence Seaway and the U.S. Coast Guard (92 pages, 2008).


America's Container Ports: Delivering the Goods 2007

America's Container Ports: Delivering the Goods 2007 examines trends in U.S. containerized cargo and freight activity at major U.S. container ports. It reviews the direction of container traffic, port concentration, regional port trends, vessel calls and capacity, trading patterns, and container entries by all modes (11 pages, 2007).

For the latest maritime-related data products and publication, please visit the BTS Maritime Program website at www.bts.gov/programs/maritime_program