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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 150,677,532 100.0
Petroleum products 57,120,098 37.9
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 16,075,074 10.7
Primary metal products 13,941,477 9.3
Crude petroleum 10,978,270 7.3
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 8,885,703 5.9
Chemical fertilizers 7,604,230 5.0
Manufactured goods 4,750,654 3.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 4,633,224 3.1
Food and food products 4,583,538 3.0
Primary nonmetal products 3,958,414 2.6
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 3,052,060 2.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 2,983,463 2.0
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 8,000 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 12,103,327 8.0

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.