Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2008

Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2008

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 5,611 1,598 4,014
Long Beach, CA 2 4,553 1,439 3,114
New York, NY 3 3,956 1413 2,542
Savannah, GA 4 2,106 1020 1086
Norfolk, VA 5 1,585 778 807
Oakland, CA 6 1,388 662 726
Houston, TX 7 1,363 789 574
Charleston, SC 8 1,326 635 690
Tacoma, WA 9 1,118 472 646
Seattle, WA 10 1,080 423 656
Port Everglades, FL 11 681 398 283
Miami, FL 12 669 355 315
Baltimore, MD 13 430 171 259
New Orleans, LA 14 235 154 81
San Juan, PR 15 223 66 157
Philadelphia, PA 16 218 59 159
Portland, OR 17 196 99 97
Wilmington, DE 18 187 53 134
Gulfport, MS 19 172 66 107
Jacksonville, FL 20 158 106 53
West Palm Beach, FL 21 156 115 41
Wilmington, NC 22 146 58 89
Boston, MA 23 146 56 90
Chester, PA 24 101 52 49
Mobile, AL 25 73 35 38
Honolulu, HI 26 59 36 23
Freeport, TX 27 56 25 31
San Diego, CA 28 48 2 46
Richmond-Petersburg, VA 29 45 23 22
Panama City, FL 30 37 19 19
Top 30 ports, total   28,122 11,175 16,947
United States, all ports1   28,309 11,277 17,032
Top 30 ports as percent of U.S. total   99.3% 99.1% 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 Apr. 14, 2010.