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

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

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

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  Value Weight
To/from Canada    
Canadian overseas exports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 199,519 73.1 
Port of Los Angeles, CA 119,143 30.5
Port of Long Beach, CA 70,791 38.3
Port of Norfolk, VA 4,964 2.3
Port of New York, NY 1,111 0.95
Port of Houston, TX 822 0.32
Canadian overseas imports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 442,627 84.3 
Port of Superior, WI 132,496 1.6
Port of Los Angeles, CA 83,079 11.4
Port of Duluth, MN 55,096 0.7
Port of Brownsville, TX 44,438 28.4
Port of Seattle, WA 37,781 8.3
To/from Mexico    
Mexican overseas exports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 420,320 1,111.10
Port of Long Beach, CA 171,012 21.7
Port of Brownsville, TX 90,559 53.3
Port of Los Angeles, CA 46,716 13.5
Port of Charleston, SC 39,688 5.4
Port of Houston, TX 21,969 4.2
Mexican overseas imports transshipped through U.S. maritime ports 584,373 1,111.70
Port of Los Angeles, CA 161,817 44.4
Port of Long Beach, CA 133,015 46
Port of Portland, ME 126,073 889.6
Port Everglades, FL 34,136 1.9
Port of Miami, FL 30,612 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).