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

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

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Vessel types Age group (years) Total
< 6 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 > 25
Dry cargo 114 93 110 127 168 354 969
Tanker 9 7 3 15 32 38 104
Towboat 362 217 148 198 1,135 3,105 5,172
Passenger 69 89 122 133 84 287 789
Offshore support 314 126 93 111 584 378 1,609
Dry barge 4,909 4,155 2,976 1,054 7,135 6,884 27,304
Tank barge 604 396 260 71 774 1,923 4,031
All vessels 6,381 5,085 3,712 1,709 9,912 12,972 39,983

NOTES: Data includes vessels available for operation. Age is based on the year vessels were built or rebuilt. Total number in fleet includes vessels for which age and classification are unknown. Offshore support includes crewboats.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2005, table 1-31, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of June 2005.