Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames

Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames, the No. 218 import by value totaled $78.39 million for the month of February, $263.26 million through February of 2020, and $1.86 billion for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$119.56 M
2Poland$32.52 M
3Japan$32.22 M
4China$16.92 M
5Italy$16.34 M
6Austria$10.29 M
7Canada$6.51 M
8Denmark$5.24 M
9Spain$4.76 M
10France$3.62 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $263.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Galveston, Texas $36,663,574
2Port of Charleston $29,488,342
3Port Hueneme, Calif. $26,499,068
4Port of Freeport, Texas $24,742,832
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $18,890,539
6Port of Virginia $18,661,395
7Port of Los Angeles $15,541,410
8Port of Houston $13,155,342
9Port of Newark $13,071,180
10Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $11,085,358

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames decreased 2.81 percent through February to $263.26 million

U.S. imports of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames decreased 2.81 percent from $270.87 million to $263.26 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 218 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 229 for the last full year with a total value of $1.86 billion, a $139.21 million, 8.10 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Poland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Hueneme, Calif., No. 4 Port of Freeport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $119,560,318
2Poland $32,515,561
3Japan $32,216,024
4China $16,915,964
5Italy $16,342,289
6Austria $10,287,656
7Canada $6,508,897
8Denmark $5,238,987
9Spain $4,762,194
10France $3,618,843

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $59,300,541
2Atlanta/Savannah $36,500,770
3Los Angeles $28,103,782
4New York City $15,128,411
5Charleston $13,794,525
6Baltimore $11,057,900
7Detroit $5,300,006
8Jacksonville/Tampa $2,436,198
9Minneapolis $1,775,486
10Seattle $1,657,065

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 65.16 percent compared to last year to $36.66 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 234.53 percent compared to last year to $29.49 million.
  • Port Hueneme, Calif. rose 230.14 percent compared to last year to $26.5 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 5.04 percent compared to last year to $24.74 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 25.46 percent compared to last year to $18.89 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Germany increased $70.59 million, 144.16 percent, (45.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Poland increased $11.13 million, 52.01 percent, (12.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $6.9 million, 27.26 percent, (12.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $63.59 million, 78.99 percent, (6.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $3.28 million, 16.71 percent, (6.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.64 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $217.55 million of the $263.26 million total.

All totaled, 51.77 percent of all these Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $136.28 million of the $263.26 million total