Water Transport Services: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US water transport services revenues for employer and nonemployer firms in nominal and real (inflation-adjusted) dollars. Total revenues in nominal terms are segmented by establishment type in terms of: deep sea passenger, coastal and Great Lakes passenger, inland water passenger, inland water freight, coastal and Great Lakes freight, and deep sea freight. Total revenues in real terms are also segmented by establishment type as follows: passenger, inland water freight, coastal and Great Lakes freight, and deep sea freight.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues in nominal and real terms, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

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. Also excluded are scenic and sightseeing water transport services.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, 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
483112 Deep Sea Passenger Transport
483113 Coastal and Great Lakes Freight Transport
483114 Coastal and Great Lakes Passenger Transport
483211 Inland Water Freight Transport
483212 Inland Water Passenger 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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