Port Statistics


Cargo Volumes at Massport Facilities


Containerized Cargo (Conley Terminal)
Category Mar 13 - Feb 14 Mar 12 -Feb 13 % Change
Containerized Cargo
Import TEUs * (Fulls)

99,453

94,441

5.3%

Containerized Cargo
Export TEUs * (Fulls) 

67,380

62,329

8.1%

Containerized Cargo
Empty TEUs *
 

31,998

32,913

-2.8%

Containerized Cargo
Total TEUs*

198,831

189,683

4.8%

Containerized Import
Short Tons
 

1,033,217

981,148

5.3%

Containerized Export
Short Tons

601,703

556,598

8.1%

Total Containerized
Short Tons
 

1,634,921

1,537,746

6.3%

 

Non-Containerized Cargo (Massport Marine Facilities)
Category

Mar 13 - Feb 14

 Mar 12 - Feb 13

%  Change

Automobiles Processed

56,110

42,181

33%

Cruise Passengers 

382,885

380,054

0.7%

Cement Short Tons  

151,851

131,242

15.7%

* TEU (20-foot equivalent unit)
* Totals do not include Over-the-Road containers

Port of Boston Activity
All Volumes in Metric Tons Unless Otherwise Indicated
Volumes Reported for Public & Private Terminals*
 

 2012

2011

% Change

Containerized Cargo      
Public & Private Terminals

 

   
    Import Metric Tons

886,619

929,313

-5%

    Export Metric Tons

 497,006

511,420

-3%

    Total Containerized Cargo

1,383,626

1,440,733

-4%

Container Ships (includes barges)

174

218

-20%

Auto Vessels

66

77

-14%

Bulk Cargo Imports in Metric Tons

 

   
    Petroleum Products  

4,790,629

6,599,506

-27%

    Liquefied Natural Gas

 526,846

1,662,176

-68%

    Salt

610,097

746,600

-18%

    Cement *

129,524

122,535

6%

    Automobiles **

32,725

20,145

62%

    Chewing Gum

240,794

221,702

9%

    Other

769,031

457,556

68%

    Sub-total Bulk Imports

7,099,646

9,830,220

-28%

Bulk Cargo Exports in Metric Tons

 

   
    Scrap Metal

191,502

130,425

47%

    Automobiles **

12,099

10,545

15%

    Foam Waste&Scrap

46,000

0

New

    Other 

 57,245

95,797

 -40%

    Sub-total Bulk Exports

306,846

236,767

30%

Total Bulk Cargo

7,406,492

10,066,987

-26%

Bulk Cargo Vessels/Arrivals

355

471

-25%

Total Port of Boston Cargo  

8,790,117

1,1507,720

-24%

Container TEUs (Fulls Only)

155,421

161,624

-4%

Automobiles Processed (units)

41,120

37,242

10%

Cruise Passengers

380,054

310,238

23%

Cruise Vessel Sailings

 117

107

9%

NOTES:
Container TEUs do not include Over-the-Road boxes
Private Terminal Volumes are as reported by PIERS.
* Cement includes barge volumes at Massport facilities. 
** Auto tonnage data from PIERS 
Other bulk import cargoes include dyes and ethanol.
Other bulk export cargoes include steel ingots, exports to Haiti.