4-15 Top 20 U.S. Water Ports by Shipment Weight & Top 20 U.S. Water Ports by Container TEUs: 2007

4-15 Top 20 U.S. Water Ports by Shipment Weight & Top 20 U.S. Water Ports by Container TEUs: 2007

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Port by shipment weight Short tons (millions)
South Louisiana, LA 229.0
Houston, TX 216.1
New York, NY and NJ 157.2
Long Beach, CA 85.9
Beaumont, TX 81.4
Corpus Christi, TX 81.1
Huntington-Tristate, WV-OH-PA 76.5
New Orleans, LA 76.0
Los Angeles, CA 65.5
Mobile, AL 64.5
Lake Charles, LA 64.2
Plaquemines, LA 58.8
Texas City, TX 56.8
Baton Rouge, LA 54.6
Tampa, FL 46.9
Duluth-Superior, MN and WI 46.5
Baltimore, MD 41.3
Norfolk Harbor, VA 39.7
Pittsburgh, PA 38.1
Paulsboro, NJ 38.0
Total, top 20 1,618
Total, all ports 2,564
Port by container TEUs Full TEUs (thousands)
Los Angeles, CA 5,497
Long Beach, CA 5,131
New York/New Jersey 4,047
Savannah, GA 1,980
Norfolk Harbor, VA 1,626
Oakland, CA 1,579
Seattle, WA 1,416
Tacoma, WA 1,415
Houston, TX 1,400
Charleston, SC 1,369
Honolulu, HI 889
San Juan, PR 792
Port Everglades, FL 676
Miami, FL 669
Jacksonville, FL 581
Baltimore, MD 501
Anchorage, AK 276
New Orleans, LA 255
Portland, OR 213
Wilmington, DE 179
Total, top 20 30,493
Total, all ports 32,567

Notes: Includes exports, imports, and domestic shipments. See table 5-8 for top 20 freight gateways by value of shipments.
TEUs = 20-foot equivalent units. One 20-foot container equals one TEU.

Sources: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States, Calendar Year 2007, Part 5, National Summaries, tables 1-1 and 5-2, available at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/wcsc/wcsc.htm as of September 2009. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Container Traffic for U.S. Ports and all 50 States and U.S. Territories, Port TEUs, available at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/wcsc/wcsc.htm as of September 2009.