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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 60,014,989 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 27,593,972 46.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 21,624,763 36.0
Food and food products 3,206,900 5.3
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,385,553 4.0
Petroleum products 2,225,621 3.7
Primary nonmetal products 1,795,433 3.0
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 405,771 0.7
Primary metal products 390,372 0.7
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 382,940 0.6
Manufactured goods 3,664 0.0

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.