Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Alabama by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Alabama by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 30,647,115 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 16,876,535 55.1
Food and food products 2,389,204 7.8
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 2,207,396 7.2
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 2,166,841 7.1
Petroleum products 2,046,909 6.7
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 1,730,600 5.6
Primary metal products 1,667,581 5.4
Crude petroleum 916,242 3.0
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 289,765 0.9
Primary nonmetal products 232,280 0.8
Chemical fertilizers 77,841 0.3
Manufactured goods 45,921 0.1
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 31,137 0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 5,364,084 17.5

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.