Table 3-11: U.S. Waterborne Imports by State and Vessel Type: 1999

Table 3-11: U.S. Waterborne Imports by State and Vessel Type: 1999

(Thousands of metric tons)

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Cargo discharged in Total Vessel type
Tanker Dry-bulk carrier Full container Other freighter1
Texas 215,154 177,950 31,448 3,442 2,314
Louisiana 140,682 98,723 37,092 1,101 3,766
California 75,162 31,143 10,345 29,169 4,505
New York 55,174 30,575 11,814 10,701 2,084
Pennsylvania 37,381 25,980 8,319 1,140 1,943
Florida 28,509 10,565 10,166 3,656 4,112
Virgin Islands 21,954 19,634 2,294 16 10
Maine 20,795 19,616 1,521 29 629
Mississippi 18,719 16,446 1,435 556 282
Washington 18,311 2,585 6,708 5,915 3,093
New Jersey 17,842 14,230 2,916 41 655
Alabama 14,211 5,620 8,046 53 492
Maryland 14,090 1,448 8,948 1,462 2,232
Puerto Rico 14,058 8,863 3,096 1,049 1,050
Massachusetts 12,588 9,538 2,347 501 202
Virginia 10,705 4,032 1,903 4,064 706
Georgia 9,614 2,353 3,845 2,403 1,013
South Carolina 8,755 384 3,455 4,257 659
Delaware 7,957 4,656 1,474 1,275 552
Michigan 6,771 173 6,302 81 215
Hawaii 5,955 4,832 957 82 84
Ohio 5,257 69 4,930 20 238
Illinois 4,883 231 4,489 25 138
Oregon 4,369 1,215 1,776 421 957
Rhode Island 3,650 2,662 919 23 46
North Carolina 3,256 1,575 1,077 320 284
New Hampshire 3,212 1,505 1,691 4 12
Connecticut 2,930 1,534 786 78 532
Wisconsin 1,383 Z 1,280 5 98
Alaska 1,241 967 224 19 31
Minnesota 629 23 399 4 203
District of Columbia 53 Z 48 Z 5
Indiana Z Z Z Z Z
United States, total 785,243 498,124 182,050 71,914 33,155

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.