Corps of Engineers Releases Waterways Fact Sheet

Thursday, February 21, 2002
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Navigation Data Center (NDC) recently released the latest edition of “The U.S. Waterway System-Transportation Facts.” The fact sheet presents data from the year 2000 on the inland, Great Lakes, and coastal waterways in a fold-out card format.

Major facts for 2000 include: Total domestic waterborne traffic was 1,069.8 million short tons, an increase of 0.8 percent over 1999. Internal waterborne traffic was 628.4 million short tons, a 0.6 percent increase. Coastwise waterborne traffic was 226.9 million short tons, 0.8 percent decrease. The average lengths of inland and coastal hauls for domestic traffic were 481.4 and 1,250.9 miles, respectively. The five leading ports for domestic traffic and amount of short tons moved in millions were: South Louisiana, 119.1; Huntington-Tristate, 76.9; New York and New Jersey, 72.3; Houston, 62.6; Pittsburgh, 53.9.

To order the fact card mentioned above or for current statistics and data that are ready to download about port, waterways, lock and dock infrastructure data lock performance; dredging statistics; and water transportation summary materials, access the NDC’s Web site at: www.iwr.usace.mil/ndc or contact the NDC at Navigation Data Center U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 7701 Telegraph Road Alexandria, VA 22315-3868 p. (703) 428-9061 f. (703) 428-6047

Maritime Reporter August 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Tanker Trends

Kurdish Crude Oil Tankships: End-Game Still in Doubt

After a legal show-down in Texas this week, the outlook for a handful of tankers holding some $300 million worth of Kurdish oil is not looking good. Seemingly

Korea Shipbuilder Wins US$400-M Greek Order

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., South Korea’s second-largest shipbuilder, says it has signed a contract to build 4 tankships for Maran Tankers Management,

US DOE Approves Oregon LNG Export Project

The U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday it has approved Oregon LNG to export liquefied natural gas, as the Obama administration works through applications to

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0677 sec (15 req/sec)