Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2004

Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2004

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 4,875 1,029 3,846
Long Beach, CA 2 3,764 813 2,951
New York, NY 3 3,163 924 2,239
Charleston, SC 4 1,421 584 838
Savannah, GA 5 1,290 625 665
Norfolk, VA 6 1,206 489 717
Oakland, CA 7 1,197 584 613
Houston, TX 8 1,098 565 532
Seattle, WA 9 1,049 368 681
Tacoma, WA 10 941 339 601
Miami, FL 11 795 330 465
Port Everglades, FL 12 500 268 232
Baltimore, MD 13 354 118 236
New Orleans, LA 14 244 144 100
Gulfport, MS 15 227 107 120
Portland, OR 16 209 139 70
San Juan, PR 17 200 44 156
West Palm Beach, FL 18 156 118 38
Wilmington, DE 19 148 28 120
Jacksonville, FL 20 144 102 42
Philadelphia, PA 21 132 19 113
Boston, MA 22 119 47 73
Newport News, VA 23 96 38 58
Chester, PA 24 85 36 49
Wilmington, NC 25 81 29 52
San Diego, CA 26 50 5 46
Freeport, TX 27 50 23 27
Honolulu, HI 28 45 24 21
Richmond-Petersburg, VA 29 39 17 22
Anchorage, AK 30 30 27 3
United States, total1   23,851 8,045 15,805
Top 30 ports as % of U.S. total   99.4% 99.2% 99.5%

1 Includes Puerto Rico.

KEY: TEUs = twenty-foot equivalent units.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, U.S. Waterborne Foreign Trade Containerized Cargo, based on the original data source: Port Import/Export Reporting Service, available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/Marad_Statistics/ as of Sept. 26, 2005.