Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Alabama by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-12: Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Alabama by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 19,879,412 99.9
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 10,798,362 54.3
Petroleum products 2,550,714 12.8
Crude petroleum 1,786,412 9.0
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 1,246,303 6.3
Primary nonmetal products 912,292 4.6
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 808,796 4.1
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 728,887 3.7
Primary metal products 622,284 3.1
Food and food products 252,255 1.3
Manufactured goods 90,671 0.5
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 68,020 0.3
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 14,416 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 7,369,290 37.1

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.