Table 3-16: U.S. Waterborne Exports by State and Vessel Type: 1999

Table 3-16: U.S. Waterborne Exports by State and Vessel Type: 1999

(Thousands of metric tons)

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Cargo loaded in Total Vessel type
Tanker Dry-bulk carrier Full container Other freighter1
Louisiana 97,093 9,842 77,773 3,669 5,809
Texas 50,331 23,279 18,917 4,769 3,366
California 34,585 4,778 11,074 17,011 1,722
Washington 30,810 2,459 19,189 6,897 2,265
Virginia 27,374 269 22,106 4,018 981
Florida 17,797 692 9,332 2,773 5,000
Ohio 12,936 74 12,505 130 227
Oregon 12,712 501 8,535 2,181 1,495
Alaska 10,122 5,794 3,300 319 709
New York 9,644 508 2,992 5,476 668
Michigan 8,392 190 7,673 348 181
Maryland 7,834 129 6,257 734 714
Alabama 7,724 126 4,656 366 2,576
Wisconsin 7,492 117 7,007 142 226
Georgia 6,291 173 1,323 3,246 1,549
South Carolina 5,929 39 222 5,157 511
Minnesota 3,994 45 3,721 125 103
North Carolina 2,614 305 1,212 323 774
Mississippi 2,456 421 1,095 329 611
Puerto Rico 1,054 593 33 238 190
Virgin Islands 772 699 35 14 24
Illinois 624 1 521 90 12
Pennsylvania 616 89 116 276 135
Massachusetts 576 19 226 297 34
Hawaii 509 328 63 57 61
Delaware 513 17 173 189 134
Maine 329 57 61 44 167
New Jersey 285 113 63 47 62
Connecticut 126 8 81 19 18
Rhode Island 111 9 98 2 2
New Hampshire 23 20 Z 1 2
Indiana 18 Z 18 Z Z
District of Columbia Z Z Z Z Z
United States, total 360,697 51,696 219,382 59,289 30,330

1 Roll-on/roll-off, breakbulk ships, partial containerships, refrigerated cargo ships, barge carriers, and specialized cargo ships.

KEY: Z = zero or less than 1 unit of measure.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Statistical and Economic Analysis, Waterborne Databank 1999, May 29, 2002.