Transportation

Transportation:

  • Nearly 300,000 employees & over $27 billion GDP

Includes activities such as:

  • Deep sea freight transportation
  • Marine passenger transportation
  • Marine transportation services
  • Search & navigation equipment
  • Warehousing

Top 5 states in marine transportation:

  • California, Florida, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana12

Sources:

  1. National Ocean Economics Program. State of the U.S. Ocean and Coastal Economies., ONLINE. 2009. Available: http://www.OceanEconomics.org/nationalreport [7 May 2010]. []
  2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Projected Participation in Marine Recreation: 2005 & 2010, National Survey on Recreation and the Environment 2000., ONLINE. 2005. Available: http://marineeconomics.noaa.gov/nsre/nsreforecast.pdf [7 May 2010]. []