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Tonnage Statistics

 

Tonnage Data

In Million Metric Revenue Tons (MMRT) by Fiscal Year (July 1 through June 30)

Year
Dry
Bulk
Liquid
Bulk
General
Cargo
Total
2013 1.0 7.8 156.3 165.1
2012 1.1 9.9 163.9 174.9
2011 1.2 10.6 149.1 160.9
2010
1.4
10.7
145.8
157.9
2009
2.0
11.1
144.3
157.4
2008
1.9
6.2
161.9
170.0
2007
2.8
15.4
171.9
190.1
2006
3.6
22.8
155.2
181.6
2005
4.3
12.8
145.0
162.1
2004
3.9
11.9
146.3
162.1
2003
4.2
11.4
131.9
147.5
2002
6.2
12.9
107.1
126.2
2001
5.4
10.9
97.6
113.9
2000
7.1
12.5
81.9
101.5
1999
5.1
10.2
66.8
82.1
1998
4.6
13.3
60.0
77.9
1997
3.5
14.1
57.7
75.3
1996
4.4
17.3
75.2
68.6
1995
3.7
17.9
53.0
74.7
1994
3.2
16.5
45.3
65.0
1993
3.9
18.0
45.9
67.8
1992
3.7
22.5
41.1
67.3
1991
4.4
27.6
38.9
70.9
1990
4.5
24.1
39.3
67.9
1989
4.6
25.0
36.7
66.3
1988
4.0
24.5
32.1
60.6
1987
3.5
22.8
28.7
55.0
1986
3.8
23.4
23.9
51.1
1985
2.8
23.0
19.3
45.1
1984
1.9
20.0
16.8
38.7
1983
 
23.9
16.0
39.9
1982
 
20.8
14.3
35.1
1981
 
24.0
14.4
38.4
1980
 
26.9
14.0
40.9
1979
 
27.4
12.8
40.2
1978
 
26.5
12.1
38.6
1977
 
25.8
8.1
35.1
1976
 
22.3
6.4
30.5
1975
 
19.5
7.2
28.2
1974
 
18.7
8.0
27.2
1973
 
18.0
7.8
26.2
1972
 
19.4
5.9
25.6
1971
 
19.6
7.4
27.2

 

Historical Tonnage Data

Total Cargo in Short Tons by Fiscal Year (July 1 through June 30)

1970 25,937,196 1950 22,693,233 1930 25,920,159
1969 26,946,622 1949 17,115,867 1929 26,099,245
1968 28,931,577 1948 17,988,872 1928 25,402,262
1967 26,293,560 1947 15,443,689 1927 25,133,963
1966 26,182,113 1946 — (war period) 1926 23,067,365
1965 25,125,011 1945 — (war period) 1925 22,268,421
1964 24,494,049 1944 — (war period) 1924 25,550,464
1963 24,351,976 1943 — (war period) 1923 18,870,102
1962 26,088,015 1942 13,091,902 1922 6,533,589
1961 25,012,412 1941 18,679,785 1921 4,296,254
1960 24,620,397 1940 19,931,075 1920 3,528,280
1959 23,298,574 1939 18,327,890  
1958 21,869,027 1938 20,264,264
1957 24,125,432 1937 18,610,713
1956 24,082,933 1936 18,652,170
1955 24,819,837 1935 17,340,026
1954 26,513,998 1934 18,348,196
1953 24,762,587 1933 17,850,906
1952 24,022,510 1932 18,994,802
1951 23,699,624 1931 23,355,293

 

Conversion Table

Metric Tons (MT) or Tonnes: A unit of weight equal to 1,000 kilograms, or 2,204.6 pounds.

Revenue Tons (RT): A ton on which the shipment is freighted. If cargo is rated as weight or measure (W/M), whichever produces the highest revenue will be considered the revenue ton. Weights are based on metric tons and measures are based on cubic meters. 1 RT=1 MT or 1 Cubic Meter (CBM).

To Convert

Into

Multiply

Long Tons

Short Tons

1.12

Long Tons

Metric Tons

1.016

Metric Tons

Long Tons

0.9844

Metric Tons

Short Tons

1.1025

Short Tons

Metric Tons

0.907029

Short Tons

Long Tons

0.89287

Conversion table courtesty of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) website.