Table 11- 4b Top 20 Mexican Water Ports by Tonnage (Domestic and International): 1996

Table 11- 4b
Top 20 Mexican Water Ports by Tonnage (Domestic and International): 1996

(Thousands of U.S. short tons)

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Port name Total Domestic International Containerized shipments
(as percent of total tonnage)
Number
of vessel entrances/
clearances
Cayo Arcas, Camp. 34,691 4 34,686 NA 417
Pajaritos, Ver. 34,560 6,702 27,858 NA 954
Dos Bocas, Tab. 25,835 49 25,786 NA 1,145
Salina Cruz, Oax. 18,517 12,785 5,732 0.8 537
Isla Cedros, B.C. 16,297 8,277 8,019 NA 1,189
Lázaro Cárdenas, Mich. 13,235 4,102 9,134 0.8 425
Manzanillo, Col. 11,016 4,209 6,808 16.8 704
Veracruz, Ver. 10,932 696 10,236 23.2 1,396
Tampico, Tamps. 9,231 2,635 6,596 6.4 1,148
Tuxpan, Ver. 7,768 4,658 3,110 0.1 327
Guerrero Negro, B.C.S. 7,595 7,595 N NA 1,077
Guaymas, Son. 6,239 2,704 3,535 NA 496
Punta Venado, Q. Roo. 6,637 NS 6,637 NA 106
Topolobampo, Sin. 3,275 3,090 185 NA 247
San Marcos, B.C.S. 3,071 7 3,064 NA 308
Rosarito, B.C. 2,908 1,791 1,117 NA 99
Coatzacoalcos, Ver. 2,682 601 2,081 NA 267
Altamira, Tamps. 2,661 138 2,523 41.6 667
Progreso, Yuc. 2,560 1,044 1,516 3.7 462
La Paz-Pichilingue, B.C.S. 2,221 2,041 180 NS 600
Subtotal-top 20 ports 221,929 63,126 158,803 2.9 12,571
Tonnage, total all Mexican water ports 229,786 69,805 159,980 NA NA
Percent of tonnage of all Mexican water ports 96.6 90.4 99.3 2.8 NA

KEY: N = Data are nonexistent. NA = Not applicable. NS = Not significant.

NOTE:Ports are ranked by total tonnage.

SOURCE:Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Coordinación General de Puertos y Marina Mercante. Los Puertos Mexicanos en Cifras 1990-1996. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1997).