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Vessels Under Their Own Power

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade totaled $9,719 for the month of August, $2.37 million through August of 2019, and $20.81 million for all of 2018, 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
1Germany$885,352
2Canada$508,300
3Vietnam$409,381
4Italy$361,335
5Poland$98,742
6Norway$53,757
7Trinidad and Tobago$25,000
8The Netherlands$9,719
9Spain$5,286
10India$4,650

Overall Rank

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade decreases 87.93 percent through August

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade with the world fell 87.93 percent, from $19.65 million to $2.37 million through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Vessels Under Their Own Power ranked No. 333 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Germany fell 32.17 percent to $885,352.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 32.17 percent to $885,352.
  • Trade with No. 2 Canada fell 94.75 percent to $508,300.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 94.54 percent to $508,300.
  • Trade with No. 3 Vietnam totaled $409,381.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $409,381.
  • Trade with No. 4 Italy totaled $361,335.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $361,335.
  • Trade with No. 5 Poland totaled $98,742.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $98,742.

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 95.42 percent of its trade with the world.

Vessels Under Their Own Power had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with 13 through August. That compares with four surpluses and 11 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mozambique, $0; Australia, $0; and Philippines, $0. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Germany, $885,352; Canada, $508,300; and Vietnam, $409,381.

Through August its top exports only exports by value August were Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901; Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904; Value added to a returned import; and Motorboats and yachts, in that order. Those accounted for 0 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports only imports August were Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901; Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904; Value added to a returned import; and Motorboats and yachts, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901 fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.
  • Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904 fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motorboats and yachts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901 fell 85.94 percent compared to last year to $963,788.
  • Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904 fell 90.24 percent compared to last year to $895,071.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 72.1 percent compared to last year to $512,950.
  • Motorboats and yachts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Vessels Under Their Own Power posted total trade with the world of $20.81 million. The Port’s deficit was $17.12 million. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Norway, Germany, China and France. Exports totaled $1.85 million and imports came to $18.97 million.