TABLE 2-13a Age of U.S. Flag Vessels by Type: 2003

TABLE 2-13a Age of U.S. Flag Vessels by Type: 2003

Percentage of vessels

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Vessel types Age range (years) Total (%)
< 6 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 > 25
Dry cargo 11.8 9.6 11.4 13.1 17.3 36.5 100.0
Tanker 8.7 6.7 2.9 14.4 30.8 36.5 100.0
Towboat 7.0 4.2 2.9 3.8 21.9 60.0 100.0
Passenger 8.7 11.3 15.5 16.9 10.6 36.4 100.0
Offshore support 19.5 7.8 5.8 6.9 36.3 23.5 100.0
Dry barge 18.0 15.2 10.9 3.9 26.1 25.2 100.0
Tank barge 15.0 9.8 6.5 1.8 19.2 47.7 100.0
All vessels 16.0 12.7 9.3 4.3 24.8 32.4 100.0

NOTE: Offshore support includes crewboats.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations using data in table 2-13b.