Table 2: Container Vessels Calls at U.S. Seaports by Coast: 2002 and 2010

Table 2: Container Vessels Calls at U.S. Seaports by Coast: 2002 and 2010

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Coast Region 2002 2010 Difference Percent
Atlantic North Atlantic 3,043 3,340 297 10%
South Atlantic 5,444 7,309 1,865 34%
Puerto Rico 568 442 (126) -22%
Atlantic Total   9,055 11,091 2,036 22%
Gulf Total   1,262 1,943 681 54%
Pacific Pacific Northwest 1,787 1,643 (144) -8%
Pacific Southwest 5,034 4,853 (181) -4%
Pacific Total   6,821 6,496 (325) -5%
Grand Total   17,138 19,530 2,392 14%

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. Maritime Vessels Calls at U.S. Ports by Vessel Type. http://www.marad.dot.gov/ (accessed June 2011).