TABLE 2-4-5 - Vessel Calls at U.S. Ports: 2002-2008

TABLE 2-4-5 - Vessel Calls at U.S. Ports: 2002-2008

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Number of 10,000 deadweight tonnage (dwt) or greater vessel calls

Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Percent change, 20022008
Tanker 17,320 18,503 19,316 20,118 21,231 21,724 20,907 20.7
Double hull 10,045 11,905 14,055 15,869 17,747 19,026 19,036 89.5
Product 10,949 10,998 11,572 12,217 13,282 13,277 12,662 15.6
Double hull 5,770 6,578 7,712 8,799 10,252 10,811 10,952 89.8
Crude 6,371 7,505 7,744 7,901 7,949 8,447 8,245 29.4
Double hull 4,275 5,327 6,343 7,070 7,495 8,215 8,084 89.1
Container 17,138 17,287 18,279 18,542 19,591 19,863 18,735 9.3
Dry Bulk 11,112 10,271 11,631 11,406 12,508 11,040 10,363 -6.7
Ro-Ro 5,632 5,191 5,317 5,663 6,318 6,077 5,964 5.9
Vehicle 3,605 3,113 3,065 3,652 4,182 4,084 4,102 13.8
Gas 739 926 916 969 961 917 769 4.1
LNG 89 164 173 203 213 202 171 92.1
Combination 761 666 459 414 334 235 180 -76.3
General 3,894 3,915 3,967 3,935 4,054 3,948 3,660 -6.0
All Types 56,596 56,759 59,885 61,047 64,997 63,804 60,578 7.0

NOTES: LNG = Liquified Natural Gas. Ro-Ro = Roll on-Roll off. See glossary for definitions of vessel types.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Vessel Calls at U.S. Ports by Vessel Type (Washington, DC: September 2009), available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm as of October 2009.