U.S. domestic waterborne freight

This statistic represents U.S. domestic waterborne freight from 1990 through 2010. In 2008, approximately 956.3 million short tons of waterborne freight were transported within the United States.

U.S. domestic waterborne freight from 1990 to 2010

YearMillion short tons
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Release date

November 2010


United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2010

Supplementary notes

Beginning in 1996, shipments of fish are excluded from domestic Inland and Intraport tonnage.
The short ton is a unit of mass equal to 2,000 pounds.

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