Vessels Under Their Own Power

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade totaled $79,016 for the month of March, $1.04 million through March 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
1France$761,174
2China$92,569
3Vietnam$79,016
4Canada$65,000
5Croatia$22,500
6Australia$15,000
7Germany$9,048

Overall Rank

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade increases 33.72 percent through March

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s trade with the world rose 33.72 percent, from $780,988 to $1.04 million through the first three 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 $964.77 billion, with exports at $395.69 billion and imports at $569.09 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 4.16 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 3.07 percent and imports fell 4.91 percent.

Vessels Under Their Own Power ranked No. 315 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through March 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; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 France totaled $761,174.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $761,174.
  • Trade with No. 2 China totaled $92,569.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $92,569.
  • Trade with No. 3 Vietnam fell 70.65 percent to $79,016.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 70.65 percent to $79,016.
  • Trade with No. 4 Canada totaled $65,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $65,000.
  • Trade with No. 5 Croatia totaled $22,500.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $22,500.

Vessels Under Their Own Power’s top five trading partners through March accounted for 97.7 percent of its trade with the world.

Vessels Under Their Own Power had trade surpluses with zero countries and deficits with seven through March. That compares with zero surpluses and five deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through March of this year were with Italy, $0; Poland, $0; and India, $0. The top three deficits through March of this year were with France, $761,174; China, $92,569; and Vietnam, $79,016.

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

On the import side:

  • Tugs and Pusher Craft 8904 totaled $761,174. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Vessels For the Transport of Persons or Goods 8901 fell 76.73 percent compared to last year to $180,633.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 2104.3 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.