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

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

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 815,633 100.0
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 230,143 28.2
Petroleum products 201,961 24.8
Primary metal products 24,414 3.0
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 16,976 2.1
Primary nonmetal products 13,779 1.7
Manufactured goods 125 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 328,235 40.2

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.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of August 2002.