Table 1-15: Top 50 Water Ports by Tonnage: 2004

Table 1-15: Top 50 Water Ports by Tonnage: 2004

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Port and state Rank Millions of short tons
Total Foreign Domestic
Port of South Louisiana, LA 1 224.2 104.8 119.4
Houston, TX 2 202.0 137.5 64.5
New York, NY and NJ 3 152.4 82.2 70.2
Beaumont, TX 4 91.7 70.9 20.8
Long Beach, CA 5 80.1 62.5 17.6
Corpus Christi, TX 6 78.9 53.8 25.1
New Orleans, LA 7 78.1 40.4 37.7
Huntington-Tristate, WV, OH, KY 8 77.3 0.0 77.3
Texas City, TX 9 68.3 50.8 17.5
Baton Rouge, LA 10 57.1 21.9 35.1
Mobile, AL 11 56.2 29.3 26.9
Lake Charles, LA 12 54.8 31.7 23.1
Port of Plaquemines, LA 13 54.4 17.7 36.7
Los Angeles, CA 14 51.9 43.9 8.1
Tampa, FL 15 48.3 18.6 29.7
Baltimore, MD 16 47.4 32.8 14.6
Valdez, AK 17 46.8 < 0.1 46.8
Duluth-Superior, MN and WI 18 45.4 13.7 31.7
Pittsburgh, PA 19 41.0 0.0 41.0
Philadelphia, PA 20 35.2 21.4 13.8
Norfolk Harbor, VA 21 34.2 26.2 8.0
Pascagoula, MS 22 34.1 23.4 10.7
Freeport, TX 23 33.9 28.1 5.8
St. Louis, MO and IL 24 33.4 0.0 33.4
Paulsboro, NJ 25 30.5 18.6 11.9
Portland, OR 26 30.0 17.7 12.3
Portland, ME 27 29.7 27.8 1.9
Savannah, GA 28 28.2 26.1 2.1
Port Arthur, TX 29 27.6 19.0 8.6
Tacoma, WA 30 26.3 18.6 7.7
Boston, MA 31 25.8 17.8 8.0
Port Everglades, FL 32 24.9 13.4 11.5
Richmond, CA 33 24.7 12.9 11.9
Charleston, SC 34 24.7 20.8 3.9
Chicago, IL 35 24.6 3.8 20.8
Marcus Hook, PA 36 24.6 14.1 10.5
Seattle, WA 37 23.5 17.6 5.9
Jacksonville, FL 38 21.5 11.4 10.0
Honolulu, HI 39 19.1 5.9 13.2
Indiana Harbor, IN 40 18.2 0.9 17.3
Memphis, TN 41 17.5 0.0 17.5
Detroit, MI 42 16.9 4.3 12.6
Anacortes, WA 43 16.3 2.2 14.1
Cleveland, OH 44 15.8 3.9 11.9
Oakland, CA 45 15.5 12.7 2.8
Newport News, VA 46 14.3 8.5 5.8
San Juan, PR 47 14.2 6.2 8.0
Cincinnati, OH 48 13.9 0.0 13.9
Two Harbors, MN 49 13.5 0.1 13.4
Matagorda Ship Channel, TX 50 12.5 8.9 3.6
Top 50, total   2,281.1 1,205.0 1,076.2

SOURCE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States, Calendar Year 2004, Part 5 National Summaries, Alexandria, VA: 2006, available at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/wcsc/wcsc.htm as of Oct. 5, 2006.