Port Statistics


Cargo Volumes at Massport Facilities


Containerized Cargo (Conley Terminal)
Category Aug 14 - July 15 Aug 13 - July 14 % Change
Containerized Cargo
Import TEUs * (Fulls)

112,063

103,181

8.6%

Containerized Cargo
Export TEUs * (Fulls) 

76,491

70,826

8.0%

Containerized Cargo
Empty TEUs *
 

37,552

32,232

16.5%

Containerized Cargo
Total TEUs*

226,106

206,239

9.6%

Containerized Import
Short Tons
 

1,164,223

1,071,947

8.6%

Containerized Export
Short Tons

683,065

632,476

8.0%

Total Containerized
Short Tons
 

1,847,287

1,704,424

8.4%

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

Non-Containerized Cargo (Massport Marine Facilities)
Category (auto/cement est.)

Aug 14 - July 15

Aug 13 - July 14

%  Change

Automobiles Processed

38,625

36,486

5.9%

Cruise Passengers 

340,163

307,569

10.6%

Cement Short Tons  

150,395

182,875

-17.8%

 

Port of Boston Activity CY 2014

All Volumes in Metric Tons
Volumes Reported for Public & Private Terminals
Data Source for Private Terminal Volumes: WISER

 

 2014

2013

% Change

Containerized Cargo      
Public & Private Terminals

 

   
    Import Metric Tons

1,006,084

924,888

9%

    Export Metric Tons

 536,220

 536,220

13%

    Total Containerized Cargo

1,461,108

1,461,108

10%

    Container Ships

177 

157

13%

    Auto Vessels

81

74

9%

Bulk Cargo - Import

 

   
    Petroleum Products  

6,214,999 

5,754,587

 8%
    Liquefied Natural Gas

948,878 

 1,747,975

-46%

    Salt

1,397,985 

1,152,111

21%

    Cement *

164,224 

130,912

25%

    Vehicles

57,103 

46,239

23%

    Animal/Vegetable Fats

69,645 

73,317

-5%

    Ore, slag, ash **

12,602 

13,016

-3%

    Other

12,506 

31,294

-60%

    Sub-Total Bulk Imports

8,887,942 

8,949,451

-1%

Bulk Cargo - Export

 

   
    Scrap Metal

505,646 

714,574

-29%

    Waste Paper

172,169 

149,357

15%

    Raw Lumber

47,811 

30,629

56%

    Automobiles 

12,317 

 18,111

 -32%

    Aluminum Waste 

7,453 

14,605

 -49%

    Other 

40,185 

35,212

 14%

    Sub-Total Bulk Exports

785,581 

962,488

-18%

Total Bulk Cargo Metric Tons

9,663,523 

9,911,939

-3%

Total Port of Boston Cargo  

11,275,782 

11,373,047

-1%

Container TEUs (Fulls Only)

181,612 

164,358

10%

Automobiles Processed (units)

 60,048

52,011

15%

Cruise Passengers

316,851 

382,885

-17%

Cruise Vessel Sailings

113 

116

-3%

NOTES:

Container TEUs do not include Over-the-Road boxes.
TEU volumes, autos and cruise data for 2013 was updated.
* Volumes are reported by WISER except cement (Massport). 
** Bulk imports of misc chemical products dropped out of top five in 2014.

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