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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 38,585,018 100.0
Petroleum products 29,024,691 75.2
Manufactured goods 1,529,140 4.0
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 1,379,504 3.6
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 1,075,660 2.8
Food and food products 659,712 1.7
Primary metal products 428,903 1.1
Primary nonmetal products 324,602 0.8
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 129,676 0.3
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 32,563 <0.1
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 26,916 <0.1
Chemical fertilizers 8,156 <0.1
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 1,668 <0.1
Crude petroleum 44 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 3,963,783 10.3

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.