Port Statistics


Cargo Volumes at Massport Facilities


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

107,455

96,220

11.7%

Containerized Cargo
Export TEUs * (Fulls) 

74,067

66,594

11.2%

Containerized Cargo
Empty TEUs *
 

33,298

30,713

8.4%

Containerized Cargo
Total TEUs*

214,820

193,527

11.0%

Containerized Import
Short Tons
 

1,116,350

999,630

11.7%

Containerized Export
Short Tons

661,418

594,684

11.2%

Total Containerized
Short Tons
 

1,777,768

1,594,314

11.5%

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

Non-Containerized Cargo (Massport Marine Facilities)
Category

Dec 13 - Nov 14

Dec 12 - Nov 13

%  Change

Automobiles Processed

58,474

52,272

11.9%

Cruise Passengers 

316,851

382,885

-17.2%

Cement Short Tons  

181,991

142,209

28.0%

 

Port of Boston Activity CY 2013
All Volumes in Metric Tons Unless Otherwise Indicated
Volumes Reported for Public & Private Terminals
 

 2013

2012

% Change

Containerized Cargo      
Public & Private Terminals

 

   
    Import Metric Tons

924,888

886,619

4%

    Export Metric Tons

 536,220

497,006

8%

    Total Containerized Cargo

1,461,108

1,383,626

6%

    Container Ships

157

174

-10%

    Auto Vessels

74

66

12%

Bulk Cargo Imports in Metric Tons

 

   
    Petroleum Products  

5,754,587

5,669,918

1%

    Liquefied Natural Gas

 1,747,975

1,984,248

-12%

    Salt

1,152,111

665,357

73%

    Cement *

130,912

129,522

1%

    Vehicles **

46,239

56,831

-19%

    Animal/Vegetable Fats

73,317

55,504

32%

    Misc. Chemical Products

16,694

3,097

439%

    Other

27,616

68,696

-60%

    Total Bulk Imports

8,949,451

8,630,173

4%

Bulk Cargo Exports in Metric Tons

 

   
    Scrap Metal

714,574

786,607

-9%

    Waste Paper

149,357

185,330

-19%

    Raw Lumber

30,629

27,019

13%

    Vehicles ** 

 18,111

24,424

 -26%

    Aluminum Waste 

 14,605

13,434

 9%

    Other 

 35,212

43,624

 -19%

    Total Bulk Exports

962,488

1,080,438

-11%

Total Bulk Cargo

9,911,939

9,710,611

2%

Total Port of Boston Cargo  

11,373,047

11,094,237

3%

Container TEUs (Fulls Only)

164,358

155,421

6%

Automobiles Processed (units)

51,669

41,120

26%

Cruise Passengers

382,885

380,054

1%

Cruise Vessel Sailings

 116

117

-1%

NOTES:

This report compiled from WISER--previous years' report data from PIERs, therefore this report not comparable to previous years.
Container TEUs do not include Over-the-Road boxes.
Private Terminal Volumes are as reported by Zepol.
* Cement volumes at Massport facilities only
** Auto tonnage data from Zepol