Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 258,354,254 100.0
Food and food products 90,647,204 35.1
Petroleum products 69,168,330 26.8
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 20,750,313 8.0
Primary metal products 14,097,834 5.5
Crude petroleum 11,628,691 4.5
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 8,955,743 3.5
Chemical fertilizers 8,557,750 3.3
Manufactured goods 5,265,948 2.0
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 4,681,188 1.8
Primary nonmetal products 4,410,600 1.7
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 4,228,392 1.6
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 3,113,235 1.2
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 684,493 0.3
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 12,164,533 4.7

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.