TABLE 11-13a Age of U.S. Flag Vessels by Type: 2001

TABLE 11-13a Age of U.S. Flag Vessels by Type: 2001

Percentage of vessels

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Vessel types Age range (years) Total Percent
< 6 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 > 25
Dry cargo 11.8 7.9 13.7 14.4 15.9 35.9 100
Tanker 10.0 2.5 4.2 26.7 23.3 33.3 100
Towboat 7.2 3.2 2.4 13.4 18.9 54.7 100
Passenger 11.5 11.1 18.8 15.0 10.5 32.7 100
Support 19.4 7.1 4.3 23.6 28.7 16.7 100
Dry barge 23.6 9.7 7.1 14.7 21.2 23.2 99
Liquid barge 15.1 9.4 2.1 8.0 19.5 45.7 100
Total 20.0 8.8 6.2 14.2 20.7 29.6 100

NOTE: Support includes offshore support and crewboats. Liquid barge includes tank barges. Total percent may not equal 100 due rounding.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002, table 1-31 revised, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of January 2004.