Table 1-50M: U.S. Waterborne Freight

Table 1-50M: U.S. Waterborne Freight

(Million metric tonnes)

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
TOTAL freight 997.8 1,154.8 1,389.5 1,537.7 1,813.4 1,622.4 1,963.0 1,897.9 1,934.2 1,930.7 2,009.2 2,032.5 2,072.1 2,116.6 2,122.4 2,107.0 2,199.5 (R) 2,171.2 2,123.1
Foreign 307.8 402.5 527.0 679.2 835.9 702.5 944.9 919.5 941.2 961.7 1,012.2 1,040.9 1,073.6 1,107.3 1,129.8 1,143.8 1,229.0 (R) 1,225.4 1,196.8
Imports 191.7 244.8 307.8 432.3 469.5 374.4 544.3 503.9 532.2 588.6 652.7 610.2 664.6 715.1 762.7 780.9 852.5 (R) 863.5 848.1
Exports 116.1 157.8 219.2 246.9 366.4 328.1 400.6 415.7 409.0 373.1 359.4 430.6 409.0 392.2 367.1 362.9 376.5 362.0 348.6
Domestic 690.0 752.2 862.5 858.5 977.5 920.0 1,018.1 (R) 978.4 993.0 969.0 997.0 991.6 998.5 1,009.3 992.6 963.2 970.5 945.7 926.2
Inland 264.0 335.3 428.3 457.2 485.3 485.0 564.8 544.7 563.4 550.9 561.0 562.7 564.3 572.0 567.0 566.6 570.1 562.3 551.6
Coastal 189.8 182.8 216.3 210.4 299.0 281.0 270.9 267.2 258.7 246.5 251.3 241.9 242.6 238.7 226.5 207.6 205.9 202.9 196.3
Great Lakes 140.7 139.4 142.5 117.3 104.4 83.4 99.9 93.8 97.4 99.7 104.1 105.3 104.2 111.3 110.8 103.3 103.7 90.7 92.0
Intraport 94.5 93.3 73.9 71.0 85.4 67.4 78.4 68.6 69.7 67.5 75.2 75.4 80.7 81.5 81.7 (R) 80.4 85.8 84.6 81.7
Intraterritory 0.9 1.3 1.5 2.6 3.3 3.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.5 5.4 6.2 6.6 5.7 6.5 5.3 5.0 5.3 4.6

KEY: R = revised.

NOTES

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

Numbers may not add to totals due to roundings.

0.9071847 tonne = 1 ton.

SOURCE

1960-2001: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States (New Orleans, LA: February 6, 2004), part 5, tables 1-1, 1-3, and 1-6.