Table 1-14: Louisiana Water Ports Ranked in Top 150 U.S. Ports by Tonnage: 2000

Table 1-14: Louisiana Water Ports Ranked in Top 150 U.S. Ports by Tonnage: 2000

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Port U.S. rank Millions of short tons
Total Foreign Domestic
Port of South Louisiana 1 217.8 98.6 119.1
New Orleans 4 90.8 52.5 38.3
Baton Rouge 9 65.6 23.1 42.5
Port of Plaquemines 11 59.9 21.0 38.9
Lake Charles 12 55.5 35.0 20.5

SOURCE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States, Calendar Year 2000, Part 5 National Summaries, Alexandria, VA: 2001, available at http://www.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/wcusnatl00.pdf as of Apr. 15, 2002.