Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2005

Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2005

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 4,864 1,043 3,821
Long Beach, CA 2 4,378 1,024 3,355
New York, NY 3 3,387 972 2,415
Charleston, SC 4 1,509 615 894
Savannah, GA 5 1,469 670 800
Oakland, CA 6 1,374 611 763
Seattle, WA 7 1,339 464 875
Norfolk, VA 8 1,319 540 779
Houston, TX 9 1,222 599 623
Tacoma, WA 10 1,155 362 793
Miami, FL 11 772 324 448
Port Everglades, FL 12 578 302 276
Baltimore, MD 13 382 137 244
San Juan, PR 14 213 48 165
Gulfport, MS 15 182 73 109
New Orleans, LA 16 174 101 73
Wilmington, DE 17 162 41 120
West Palm Beach, FL 18 159 121 39
Philadelphia, PA 19 158 20 139
Jacksonville, FL 20 144 99 45
Boston, MA 21 130 56 74
Portland, OR 22 120 60 61
Newport News, VA 23 103 42 61
Wilmington, NC 24 101 33 69
Chester, PA 25 101 45 56
Freeport, TX 26 54 26 28
Honolulu, HI 27 51 28 23
San Diego, CA 28 49 3 46
Richmond-Petersburg, VA 29 41 19 21
Anchorage, AK 30 33 32 <1
United States, total1   25,868 8,578 17,290
Top 30 ports as % of U.S. total   99.4% 99.2% 99.6%

1Includes 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. 8, 2006.