|2004||2009||Percent change, 2004-2009|
|Calls by all vessel types||59,885||55,560||-7.2|
|Calls by container vessels||18,279||18,206||-0.4|
|Calls by containerships 5,000 TEUs and over||1,734||4,434||155.7|
|Containerships as percent of total vessel calls||30.5||32.8||NA|
|Containerships 5,000 TEUs and over as percent of total vessel calls||9.5||24.4||NA|
|Average containership vessel size per call (TEU)||3,221||3,848||19.5|
|Average containership vessel size per call (dwt)||43,610||50,202||15.1|
|Average age all vessel types||11.8||10.3||-12.7|
|Average age container vessels||10.5||10.1||-3.8|
KEY: TEUs = twenty-foot equivalent units. One 20-foot container equals one TEU, and one 40-foot container equals two TEUs. dwt = deadweight tons. NA = Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, which are drawn from the Lloyd's Maritime Intelligence Unit, Vessel Movement Data File, and Vessel Calls Snapshot 2009, August 2010, available at www.marad.dot.gov, as of Sept. 17, 2010.