Table 1-46: U.S. Waterborne Freight

Table 1-46: U.S. Waterborne Freight

(Million short tons)

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
TOTAL 1,099.9 1,272.9 1,531.7 1,695.0 1,998.9 1,788.4 2,163.9 2,092.2 2,132.1 2,128.2 2,214.7 2,240.4 2,284.1 2,333.1 2,339.5 2,322.6 2,461.6
Foreign 339.3 443.7 581.0 748.7 921.4 774.3 1,041.6 1,013.6 1,037.5 R1,060.0 1,115.7 1,147.4 1,183.4 1,220.6 1,245.4 1,260.8 1,391.8
Imports 211.3 269.8 339.3 476.6 517.5 412.7 600.0 555.4 586.7 648.8 719.5 672.7 732.6 788.3 840.7 860.8 976.8
Exports 128.0 173.9 241.6 272.1 403.9 361.6 441.6 458.2 450.8 411.3 396.2 474.7 450.8 432.3 404.7 400.0 415.0
Domestic 760.6 829.2 950.7 946.3 1,077.5 1,014.1 1,122.3 1,078.6 1,094.6 1,068.2 1,099.0 1,093.0 1,100.7 1,112.5 1,094.1 1,061.8 1,069.8
Inland 291.1 369.6 472.1 503.9 535.0 534.7 622.6 600.4 621.0 607.3 618.4 620.3 622.1 630.6 625.0 624.6 628.4
Coastal 209.2 201.5 238.4 231.9 329.6 309.8 298.6 294.5 285.1 271.7 277.0 266.6 267.4 263.1 249.6 228.8 226.9
Great Lakes 155.1 153.7 157.1 129.3 115.1 92.0 110.2 103.4 107.4 109.9 114.8 116.1 114.9 122.7 122.2 113.9 114.4
Intraport 104.2 102.9 81.5 78.3 94.2 74.3 86.4 75.6 76.8 74.4 82.9 83.1 89.0 89.8 90.1 88.7 94.6
Intraterritory 1.0 1.5 1.6 2.9 3.6 3.4 4.5 4.6 4.2 5.0 5.9 6.9 7.3 6.3 7.2 5.9 5.5

KEY: R = revised.

NOTES: Beginning in 1996, shipments of fish are excluded from domestic tonnage totals.

Numbers may not add due to rounding.

SOURCES: 1960-2000: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States (New Orleans, LA: March 2002). Part 5, tables 1-3 and 1-6.