Table 1-22 U.S. Public Port Capital Expenditures by Type of Facility, 1995-2000 (Thousands of current dollars)

Table 1-22
U.S. Public Port Capital Expenditures by Type of Facility, 1995-2000 (Thousands of current dollars)

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  Genreal cargo Specialized general cargo Dry bulk Liquid bulk Passenger Other Infrastructure Dredging Total per year
2000 $241,424 $330,006 $37,058 $8,168 $59,849 $86,188 $177,471 $117,489 $1,057,653
1999 $127,864 $436,750 $57,701 $16,074 $71,824 $100,829 $194,311 $110,327 $1,115,680
1998 $154,133 $506,840 $90,338 $2,143 $26,532 $222,602 $259,882 $151,927 $1,414,397
1997 $227,543 $547,651 $127,536 $966 $59,342 $131,534 $318,528 $129,354 $1,542,454
1996 $191,898 $533,648 $76,513 $5,977 $34,740 $61,805 $254,350 $142,221 $1,301,152
1995 $267,275 $345,649 $36,105 $10,994 $57,038 $98,887 $253,384 $134,123 $1,203,455
Total $968,713 $2,370,538 $388,193 $36,154 $249,476 $615,657 $1,280,455 $667,952 $6,577,138

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Ports and Domestic Shipping, U.S. Port Development Expenditure Reports, various years.

  • The Port of Long Beach was the number one port in terms of capital expenditures in 2000, followed by the Port of New York and New Jersey.*
  • Specialized general cargo expenditures accounted for 36 percent of 1995-2000 expenditures, the largest category.

*SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Ports and Domestic Shipping, U.S. Port Development Expenditure Report, 2000.