TABLE 3-5 - Vessel Calls at U.S. Ports: 2004-2009

TABLE 3-5 - Vessel Calls at U.S. Ports: 2004-2009

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

Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Percent change, 20042009
Tanker 19,316 20,118 21,231 21,724 20,907 19,641 1.7
Double hull 14,055 15,869 17,747 19,026 19,036 18,631 32.6
Product 11,572 12,217 13,282 13,277 12,662 11,815 2.1
Double hull 7,712 8,799 10,252 10,811 10,952 10,887 41.2
Crude 7,744 7,901 7,949 8,447 8,245 7,826 1.1
Double hull 6,343 7,070 7,495 8,215 8,084 7,744 22.1
Container 18,279 18,542 19,591 19,863 18,735 18,206 -0.4
Dry Bulk 11,631 11,406 12,508 11,040 10,363 8,587 -26.2
Ro-Ro 5,317 5,663 6,318 6,077 5,964 4,951 -6.9
Vehicle 3,065 3,652 4,182 4,084 4,102 3,336 8.8
Gas 916 969 961 917 769 704 -23.1
LNG 173 203 213 202 171 201 16.2
Combination 459 414 334 235 180 135 -70.6
General 3,967 3,935 4,054 3,948 3,660 3,336 -15.9
All Types 59,885 61,047 64,997 63,804 60,578 55,560 -7.2

KEY: LNG = Liquefied Natural Gas; Ro-Ro = Roll on-Roll off.

NOTE: See glossary for definitions of vessel types.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Vessel Calls at U.S. Ports Snapshot (Washington, DC: August 2010), available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm as of October 2010.