Figure 3 Growth of U.S. Maritime Containerized Exports and Imports by Coastal Port Region: 1980-2005
Growth of U.S. Maritime Containerized Exports and Imports by Coastal Port Region: 1980-2005
NOTE: TEUS = twenty-foot equivalent units. One twenty-foot container equals one TEU while one forty-foot container equals two TEUs. Total includes ports for all container ports in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.The data in this figure include both loaded and unloaded containers in U.S. international maritime activity. It includes U.S. imports, exports, plus transshipments.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from the American Association of Port Authorities, available at www.aapa-ports.org, as of November 2006.