Table 6-4b Top U.S. Maritime Intransit Shipment Ports:a 1996

Table 6-4b
Top U.S. Maritime Intransit Shipment Ports:a 1996

(Thousands of U.S. dollars or U.S. short tons)

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  Value Weight
To/from Canada    
Canadian overseas exports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 199,519 80.6
Port of Los Angeles, CA 119,143 33.6
Port of Long Beach, CA 70,791 42.2
Port of Norfolk, VA 4,964 2.5
Port of New York, NY 1,111 1.0
Port of Houston, TX 822 0.4
Canadian overseas imports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 442,627 92.9
Port of Superior, WI 132,496 1.8
Port of Los Angeles, CA 83,079 12.6
Port of Duluth, MN 55,096 0.7
Port of Brownsville, TX 44,438 31.3
Port of Seattle, WA 37,781 9.1
To/from Mexico    
Mexican overseas exports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 420,320 1,224.80
Port of Long Beach, CA 171,012 23.9
Port of Brownsville, TX 90,559 58.8
Port of Los Angeles, CA 46,716 14.9
Port of Charleston, SC 39,688 6.0
Port of Houston, TX 21,969 4.6
Mexican overseas imports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 584,373 1,225.40
Port of Los Angeles, CA 161,817 48.9
Port of Long Beach, CA 133,015 50.7
Port of Portland, ME 126,073 980.6
Port Everglades, FL 34,136 2.1
Port of Miami, FL 30,612 3.3

aPorts are ranked on total intransit shipment value.

SOURCE:U.S. Department of Transportation. Maritime Administration. Office of Statistical and Economic Analysis. Annual Waterborne

Databanks 1996 (formerly TA 305/705). (Washington, DC: 1998).