PIERS Shipping Information

Metadata Updated: August 2, 2016

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 March 1, 2016
Metadata Updated Date August 2, 2016
Data Update Frequency R/P3M

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOT JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 1, 2016
Metadata Updated Date August 2, 2016
Publisher Maritime Administration
Unique Identifier DOT-586
Jonathan Hsieh
Maintainer Email
Qualityresponsibleagency Maritime Administration
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P3M
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Analysisunit manifest
Bibliographiccitation http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm
Bureau Code 021:70
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Confidentiality True
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm
Dictionarylist http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm
Guidelinecompliance True
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Harvest Source Title DOT JSON
Data First Published 2014-11-21
Language en-US
License https://project-open-data.cio.gov/unknown-license
Data Last Modified 2014-11-24
Numberofdatasets 1
Organizationname Department of Transportation / Maritime Administration
Phone 202-366-0308
Program Code 021:047
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > Department of Transportation > Maritime Administration
Related Documents http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 78ac32761e57a62f0bce5d9db5456c9ef22136c0
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial Port
Temporal R/2013-01-01/P3M
Category Transportation

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