Freight by Waterway: United States

This report forecasts to 2021 and 2025 US freight by waterway revenues for employer and nonemployer firms in nominal and real (inflation-adjusted) dollars. Total revenues in nominal and real terms are segmented by establishment type in terms of: coastal and Great Lakes, deep sea, and inland waterway.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues in nominal and real terms and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2010 to 2020. In addition, the US international goods trade is provided in annual series from 2010 to 2020.

Revenues for water transport support activities are also forecast to 2021 and 2025, and provided for the 2010-2020 historical period. Total revenues in nominal terms are segmented by establishment type in terms of: marine cargo handling, navigational services to shipping, port and harbor operations, and other support activities.

Total revenues for the US freight transport industry for the 2010-2020 period are also provided and segmented by mode as follows: truck, rail, pipeline, water, and air.

The scope of this report includes the revenues of for-hire water transport firms, as well as for-hire fleets that are dedicated to a particular client. Captive water transport services (i.e., businesses that maintain their own boats, ships, or barges to transport company goods or employees) are excluded.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
483111 Deep Sea Freight Transport
483113 Coastal and Great Lakes Freight Transport
483211 Inland Water Freight Transport
488310 Port and Harbor Operations
488320 Marine Cargo Handling
488330 Navigational Services to Shipping
488390 Other Support Activities for Water Transport

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