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Maritime Data Working Group

Maritime Data Working Group


The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) sponsors the Maritime Data Working Group (Group). The members consist of the following Federal agencies:


The Group's efforts are in the following areas:

  • Recognizing and reporting data gaps,
  • Improving data accessibility and quality,
  • Engaging in joint data collection and research efforts,
  • Sharing the latest data and information, and
  • Working on data comparability and standardization.

In addition, the Group produces the Maritime Trade and Transportation reports.


The Group has reviewed and provided input on the Maritime Trade and Transportation reports and the America's Container Ports reports. In addition, it has assisted with several Maritime Administration publications.

Related Links

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Committee on the Marine Transportation System

Federal Maritime Commission

  • Data and Statistics, including:
    • Tariffs
      • Vessel operating common carriers (VOCC)
      • Non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCC)
      • Conferences
      • Marine terminal operators (MTO)
    • OTI List (Ocean Transportation Intermediaries)
      • Licensed freight forwarders
      • Licensed and /or bonded non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCC)
    • Agreements Library
      • Carriers
      • Marine terminal operators
    • Vessel Operating Common Carriers (VOCC)
      • Carriers list
      • Agreements by carrier

Maritime Administration

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Department of Agriculture