Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Louisiana by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Louisiana by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 170,009,251 100.0
Food and food products 76,618,662 45.1
Petroleum products 28,605,814 16.8
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 18,288,152 10.8
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 14,766,389 8.7
Crude petroleum 12,339,622 7.3
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 9,197,618 5.4
Manufactured goods 3,661,777 2.2
Primary nonmetal products 1,384,399 0.8
Chemical fertilizers 641,658 0.4
Primary metal products 551,333 0.3
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 308,064 0.2
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 72,209 <0.1
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 1,013 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 3,572,541 2.1

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.