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Vessels Under Their Own Power

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade totaled $49,667 for the month of October, $20.81 million through October of 2018, and $31.7 million for all of 2017, 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
1Canada$9.76 M
2Norway$5.47 M
3Germany$1.31 M
4China$1.23 M
5France$908,505
6Mozambique$834,451
7United Kingdom$513,806
8Jamaica$500,000
9Australia$81,034
10Philippines$62,626

Overall Rank

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade decreases 25.52 percent through October

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade with the world fell 25.52 percent, from $27.94 million to $20.81 million through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Vessels Under Their Own Power ranked No. 278 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 264. It finished No. 266 in the last full year.

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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

Through October Vessels Under Their Own Power’s top trade parters were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 France . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Colombia, Bahrain, Cayman Islands, Canada and Mexico, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada rose 756.89 percent to $9.76 million.
    Exports rose 151 percent to $375,139. Imports rose 848.4 percent to $9.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Norway totaled $5.47 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Germany rose 5783.35 percent to $1.31 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 China rose 9121.9 percent to $1.23 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 19391 percent to $1.23 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 France rose 3264.83 percent to $908,505.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 5956.7 percent to $908,505.

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 89.72 percent of its trade with the world.

Vessels Under Their Own Power had trade surpluses with five countries and deficits with 11 through October. That compares with 28 surpluses and 14 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mozambique, $834,451; United Kingdom, $436,246; and Philippines, $58,318. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Canada, $9.01 million; Norway, $5.47 million; and Germany, $1.31 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901; Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904; Motorboats and yachts; Value added to a returned import; and Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats, in that order. Those accounted for 100 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904; Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901; Value added to a returned import; Motorboats and yachts; and Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats, 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 42.86 percent compared to last year to $1.41 million.
  • Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904 fell 98.12 percent compared to last year to $375,139.
  • Motorboats and yachts totaled $60,472. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904 rose 54741 percent compared to last year to $10.15 million.
  • Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901 rose 529.26 percent compared to last year to $6.97 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 56.59 percent compared to last year to $1.84 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. vessels, including warships, lifeboats fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

Last year Vessels Under Their Own Power posted total trade with the world of $9.49 million. The Port’s surplus was $187,797 . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $4.84 million and imports came to $4.65 million.