Container Ship Offloading at Port

Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center (WCSC)

WCSC is responsible for capturing information on vessels, tonnage, commodity, origin, and destination from vessel operating companies. This data and information is intended to assist USACE’s navigation mission by providing statistics used to analyze the feasibility of new projects, and to set priorities for new investments and for the operation, rehabilitation, and maintenance of existing projects. Users of the data include government agencies, private industry, academia, and the general public.

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Top View of Container Ship

Vessel Characteristics


Ports and States Map

Ports and States Data


Paper Navigation Chart

Navigation Infrastructure and GIS


Paper Navigation Chart

Fact Cards


Container Ship at Port

Commmerce Data


Paper Navigation Chart

Origin/Destination Data


Panamax and Post-Panamax Size Representation.

Foreign Data


Container Ship

Container Traffic