Table 4: Charleston

Table 4: Charleston

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Measure Value
Vessel Calls (all types), 2009 1,865
Tanker 156
Containerized 1,312
Dry Bulk 64
Ro/Ro 261
Other (e.g., Combination) 72
Vessel (all types) Foreign Value (in $billion), 2009 $ 44.93
Total Foreign Cargo Tonnage (metric tons), 2009 12,673,486
Containerized Foreign Cargo Value (in $billion), 2009 $ 33.53
Containerized Foreign Cargo Tonnage (metric tons), 2009 7,668,617

NOTES: For an explanation of vessel types, please refer to the Maritime Administration's Glossary of Shipping Terms, available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/documents/Glossary_final.pdf as of August 2010 The source reports foreign value and tonnage entering by U.S. Customs District.

SOURCES: Vessel calls: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, U.S. Port Calls by Vessel Type. Available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/ as of October 2010. Value and tonnage: USA Trade Online, Annual Port-level Exports and Imports. Available at http://www.usatradeonline.gov/ as of August 2010.