Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Louisiana by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-13: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Louisiana by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 293,939,229 100.0
Crude petroleum 79,192,354 26.9
Food and food products 78,005,839 26.5
Petroleum products 43,111,811 14.7
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 20,045,989 6.8
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 19,398,059 6.6
Primary metal products 14,113,950 4.8
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 12,876,821 4.4
Primary nonmetal products 6,151,066 2.1
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 4,542,822 1.5
Manufactured goods 4,287,479 1.5
Chemical fertilizers 4,021,823 1.4
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 3,911,390 1.3
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 683,901 0.2
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 3,595,925 1.2

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.