Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2006

Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2006

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 5,634 1,264 4,370
Long Beach, CA 2 4,757 1,023 3,734
New York/New Jersey 3 3,629 1050 2,579
Charleston, SC 4 1,581 719 862
Savannah, GA 5 1,493 618 875
Oakland, CA 6 1,410 580 830
Seattle, WA 7 1,400 582 818
Norfolk, VA 8 1,268 614 654
Houston, TX 9 1,212 422 790
Tacoma, WA 10 1,092 355 737
Miami, FL 11 743 316 428
Port Everglades, FL 12 634 339 296
Baltimore, MD 13 403 150 253
San Juan, PR 14 208 56 152
Gulfport, MS 15 180 28 152
New Orleans, LA 16 170 102 68
Wilmington, DE 17 170 44 126
West Palm Beach, FL 18 162 64 97
Philadelphia, PA 19 161 76 85
Jacksonville, FL 20 152 104 48
Boston, MA 21 149 116 33
Portland, OR 22 139 60 79
Newport News, VA 23 127 48 79
Wilmington, NC 24 96 46 51
Chester, PA 25 74 30 43
Freeport, TX 26 55 28 27
Honolulu, HI 27 51 27 24
San Diego, CA 28 48 1 46
Richmond-Petersburg, VA 29 44 22 22
Anchorage, AK 30 44 19 25
Top 30 ports, total   27,284 8,902 18,383
United States, all ports2   27,473 8,997 18,477
Top 30 ports as percent of U.S. total   99.3% 98.9% 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 Nov. 2007.