Vessels Under Their Own Power

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade totaled $3.01 million for the month of May, $4.11 million through May of 2020, and $2.58 million 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 Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Marshall Islands$3 M
2France$761,174
3Vietnam$106,521
4China$92,569
5Canada$65,000
6Japan$22,500
7Croatia$22,500
8Germany$18,646
9Australia$15,000
10Bahrain$8,000

Overall Rank

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade increases 231.68 percent through May

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade with the world rose 231.68 percent, from $1.24 million to $4.11 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Vessels Under Their Own Power ranked No. 346 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May of 2020.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through May Vessels Under Their Own Power’s top trade partners were No. 1 Marshall Islands, No. 2 France, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Italy, Vietnam, Poland and Norway, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Marshall Islands totaled $3 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $3 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 France totaled $761,174.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $761,174.
  • Trade with No. 3 Vietnam fell 60.44 percent to $106,521.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $106,521.
  • Trade with No. 4 China totaled $92,569.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $92,569.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 84.46 percent to $65,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $65,000.

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 97.89 percent of its trade with the world.

Vessels Under Their Own Power had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with 10 through May. That compares with nine surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Italy, $0; Poland, $0; and Trinidad and Tobago, $0. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Marshall Islands, $3 million; France, $761,174; and Vietnam, $106,521.

Through May its top exports only exports by value May were Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904; Vessels for transporting people, goods; and Returned exports, without change, in that order. Those accounted for 0 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports only imports May were Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904; Vessels for transporting people, goods; and Returned exports, without change, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Vessels Under Their Own Power’s exports:

  • Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904 totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Vessels for transporting people, goods totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Returned exports, without change totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904 totaled $3.76 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Vessels for transporting people, goods fell 68.65 percent compared to last year to $248,236.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 77.12 percent compared to last year to $102,500.

Last year Vessels Under Their Own Power posted total trade with the world of $2.58 million. The Port’s deficit was $2.58 million. Exports totaled $0 and imports came to $2.58 million.