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Average Weekly Grain Barge Shipments by Quarter, and Total Annual 1997-2012  
Year
1st Quarter
2nd Quarter
3rd Quarter
4th Quarter
Annual Total
1,000 tons
1997
753
785
803
1,145
45,315
1998
741
786
866
1,078
45,134
1999
831
1,081
1,040
1,039
51,893
2000
799
948
975
989
48,247
2001
784
834
973
1,031
47,089
2002
900
1,013
912
1,084
50,810
2003
730
822
749
970
42,526
2004
611
695
565
871
35,663
2005
565
693
626
684
33,387
2006
576
763
709
824
37,335
2007
543
666
632
806
34,397
2008
522
491
567
561
27,839
2009
567
763
664
761
35,920
2010
576
692
630
762
34,584
2011
570
510
508
746
30,355
2012
631
578
449
613
29,523
5-yr. avg.
556
624
600
727
32,619

Note: All averages based on shipments through Mississippi L&D 27, Ohio L&D 52, and Norrell L&D on the Arkansas River.

 
Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

 
  Last Modified Date: 01/07/2013