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Port Performance Freight Statistics Program

Thursday, February 1, 2024

The Port Performance Freight Statistics Program provides nationally consistent performance measures on capacity and throughput for the Nation’s largest tonnage, container, and dry bulk ports.

Annual Report

The Port Performance Freight Statistics Program: Annual Reports to Congress provide summary statistics and detailed analysis for the Nation’s largest container, tonnage, and dry bulk ports.

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Annual Report: Web Edition

The Port Performance Freight Statistics Program web edition provides access to port data visualizations and detailed analysis for the Nation’s largest container, tonnage, and dry bulk ports.

See the latest online report

Port Profiles and Container Port Activity Dashboard

The Port Profiles provide interactive capacity and throughput data for the Nation’s largest container, tonnage, and dry bulk ports. 

How-to-Video: Port Profiles

We also maintain interactive port-related dashboards.

Container Port Activity Dashboard 

Vessel Dwell Times Dashboard

Port-related Data Spotlight Articles

Low Water on the Mississippi Slows Critical Freight Flows: November 16, 2022

Tropical Storm Elsa Makes Landfall in Florida; BTS Map Shows U.S. Ports Affected by 2020 Named Storms: October 27, 2021

Suez Canal Blockage by Ever Given Will Affect U.S. Ports, Businesses, Consumers: April 1, 2021

I-40 Bridge Failure Causes Multimodal Challenges: May 17, 2021

Resumed Trade with China and Consumer Activity in Late Quarters Leaves Top U.S. Container Ports with Solid 2020: March 11, 2021