EXPANSION OF THE SOVIET MERCHANT MARINE INTO THE U.S. MARITIME TRADES (ANALYSIS, FORECAST)

The report analyzes the growth of the Soviet merchant marine since 1965 and forecasts its growth through 1985. It cites the trend to intermodalism in the U.S.S.R. fleet and projects the expected number of new deliveries for the next 10 years. Specific data presented include: number of ships and total tonnage of the world merchant fleet, 1965 and 1975; U.S., U.S.S.R., and total world fleet by vessel size as of January 1, 1976; Soviet fleet size and composition projected to 1986; U.S./U.S.S.R. bilateral and total U.S. oceangoing foreign trade by U.S. or Soviet carrier with projections for 1980 and 1985; Soviet vessel visits to U.S. ports by coast and the Great Lakes; total Soviet foreign trade by tanker and dry cargo ships; total Soviet fleet capacity, ton-miles traveled, and foreign and domestic tonnage carried for 5-year intervals, 1960-1975; ranking by tonnage and dollar value of total U.S. trade carried on Soviet ships; a U.S.-flag fleet forecast; and a listing of Soviet shipping companies, services, routes, and vessels.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00187111
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Study
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1978 12:00AM