Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Alabama by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Alabama by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 39,177,204 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 17,083,000 43.6
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 4,755,011 12.1
Petroleum products 2,583,592 6.6
Crude petroleum 1,786,412 4.6
Food and food products 1,294,793 3.3
Primary nonmetal products 1,249,717 3.2
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 1,024,929 2.6
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 786,136 2.0
Primary metal products 660,289 1.7
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 318,634 0.8
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 133,754 0.3
Manufactured goods 109,934 0.3
Chemical fertilizers 1,691 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 7,389,312 18.9

1 "Domestic" includes intrastate shipments.

2 To protect confidentiality, if three or more vessel operating companies do not carry a particular commodity from a state of origin to a state of destination, then that commodity is reclassified to "unknown and not elsewhere classified products."

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, State to State and Region to Region Commodity Tonnages, Public Domain database, available at http://www.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of Oct. 30, 2001.