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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 3,020,154 100.0
Petroleum products 1,019,416 33.8
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 284,895 9.4
Primary metal products 154,012 5.1
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 83,857 2.8
Food and food products 35,364 1.2
Manufactured goods 27,656 0.9
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 11,130 0.4
Primary nonmetal products 8,970 0.3
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 372 <0.1
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 279 <0.1
Chemical fertilizers 59 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 1,394,144 46.2

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.iwr.usace.army.mil/ as of Oct. 30, 2001.