Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2007

Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2007

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(Thousands of TEUs)

Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 5,700 1,377 4,323
Long Beach, CA 2 4,961 1,275 3,686
New York/New Jersey, NY and NJ 3 3,893 1253 2,640
Savannah, GA 4 2,017 939 1078
Norfolk, VA 5 1,568 711 857
Oakland, CA 6 1,423 624 799
Charleston, SC 7 1,401 632 769
Houston, TX 8 1,394 774 620
Seattle, WA 9 1,277 491 786
Tacoma, WA 10 1,133 411 722
Port Everglades, FL 11 686 374 312
Miami, FL 12 673 324 348
Baltimore, MD 13 430 176 254
New Orleans, LA 14 247 170 77
San Juan, PR 15 207 56 151
Portland, OR 16 197 93 105
Philadelphia, PA 17 197 35 162
Wilmington, DE 18 185 44 142
Gulfport, MS 19 171 67 104
West Palm Beach, FL 20 164 117 47
Boston, MA 21 158 64 94
Jacksonville, FL 22 150 106 44
Wilmington, NC 23 150 65 85
Chester, PA 24 103 51 52
Mobile, AL 25 63 29 35
Freeport, TX 26 60 28 31
Honolulu, HI 27 59 35 24
Newport News, VA 28 56 27 29
San Diego, CA 29 50 1 48
Richmond-Petersburg, VA 30 45 22 23
Top 30 ports, total   28,818 10,371 18,447
United States, all ports1   29,020 10,472 18,548
Top 30 ports as percent of U.S. total   99.3% 99.0% 99.5%

1 Includes Puerto Rico.

KEY: TEUs = twenty-foot equivalent units.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, U.S. Waterborne Foreign Container Trade by U.S. Custom Ports, available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm as of Jan. 29, 2009.