FIGURE D-10 U.S. Foreign Waterborne Freight: 1998-2007

FIGURE D-10 U.S. Foreign Waterborne Freight: 1998-2007

Tonnage of U.S. Waterborne Imports and Exports monthly data, not seasonally adjusted

FIGURE D-10 U.S. Foreign Waterborne Freight: 1998-2007. If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 for further assistance.

TABLE D-10 U.S.-Foreign Waterborne Freight: January 2006 - June 2007

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  Metric tons (thousands)
January 2006 114,112
February 2006 104,011
March 2006 113,225
April 2006 112,543
May 2006 121,317
June 2006 115,788
July 2006 120,368
August 2006 126,377
September 2006 117,723
October 2006 117,708
November 2006 110,519
December 2006 108,033
January 2007 113,601
February 2007 98,219
March 2007 113,051
April 2007 112,550
May 2007 120,493
June 2007 114,422

NOTES: Import and export tonnage helps identify the volume of cargo flowing through U.S. ports and the resulting vessel traffic on U.S. coastal waters. It also helps identify needs for intermodal truck and rail traffic. Most U.S. coastal ports handle both foreign and domestic cargoes.

A metric ton is equal to 2,204.6 pounds.

SOURCE: April 1998-December 2005: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, U.S. Foreign Waterborne Transportation Statistics data, available at: http://www.marad.dot.gov/statistics/usfwts/index.html as of September 2006. January 2006-present: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Statistics, available at: http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/index.html as of August 2007.