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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 19,528,098 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 6,119,670 31.3
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 3,988,522 20.4
Petroleum products 1,198,100 6.1
Food and food products 1,083,597 5.5
Manufactured goods 503,092 2.6
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 384,417 2.0
Primary metal products 206,235 1.1
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 157,752 0.8
Primary nonmetal products 119,922 0.6
Nonferrous ores and scrap 106,937 0.5
Chemical fertilizers 38,192 0.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 4,705 <0.1
Crude petroleum 179 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 5,616,778 28.8

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.