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Data Profile: Waterborne Commerce of the U.S.
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Waterborne Commerce of the U.S.
The Maritime Administration collects annual data on the tonnage of U.S. commerce shipped aboard U.S.-flag and foreign vessels. Data are available by type of waterway, foreign/domestic commerce, and type of vessel. Foreign commerce tonnage is available by state and region.

Available data series include 1) tons of commerce shipped aboard U.S.-flag vessels and foreign vessels and 2) tons of commerce shipped through the Great Lakes, inland waterways, and costal waters.

Visit Waterborne Commerce Statistics.
Data cover all U.S. waterborne commerce, including the Great Lakes, inland waterways, and costal waters.
First Year1980
Last Year2000
   Summary Tables
   National Transportation Statistics
U.S. Waterborne Freight
   Related Links
Official Annual U.S. Foreign Waterborne Transportation Statistics
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Navigation Data Center
   Data Source and Contacts
Data Provider AgencyMaritime Administration
Data Provider OfficeMaritime Statistics
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