PIERS Shipping Information - U.S. Waterborne Foreign Container Trade by Trading Partners

Metadata Updated: February 23, 2019

This dataset provides quarterly commodity flows in the U.S. Waterborne Foreign Trade based on PIERS manifest data, most comprehensive statistics on global cargo movements transiting Seaports in the U.S. and Latin America. It is the only source of container movement data in TEU's (twenty equivalent units).

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Metadata Created Date February 13, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 23, 2019
Data Update Frequency R/P3M

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOT Socrata Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date February 13, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 23, 2019
Publisher Maritime Administration
Unique Identifier 586.4
Jonathan Hsieh
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P3M
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Data Quality True
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Data First Published 2014-11-21
Homepage URL https://data.transportation.gov/d/yw5c-3wsx
Language en-US
License https://project-open-data.cio.gov/unknown-license/
Data Last Modified 2018-12-19
Phone 202-366-0308
Program Code 021:047
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Category Transportation

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