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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 25,541,673 100.0
Petroleum products 15,358,766 60.1
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 1,464,073 5.7
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 979,172 3.8
Primary nonmetal products 438,243 1.7
Food and food products 263,751 1.0
Manufactured goods 254,797 1.0
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 160,598 0.6
Primary metal products 67,920 0.3
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 15,963 <0.1
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 682 <0.1
Chemical fertilizers 172 <0.1
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 2 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 6,537,534 25.6

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.