Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Alabama by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Alabama by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 48,587,783 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 22,852,745 47.0
Crude petroleum 6,219,232 12.8
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 3,407,041 7.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 3,357,705 6.9
Food and food products 2,404,930 4.9
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 2,352,337 4.8
Primary metal products 2,235,774 4.6
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 2,151,534 4.4
Petroleum products 2,105,990 4.3
Primary nonmetal products 986,733 2.0
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 323,964 0.7
Manufactured goods 189,798 0.4
Chemical fertilizers 78,000 0.2
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 5,374,118 11.1

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.