Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2009

Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2009

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 5,011 1,519 3,493
Long Beach, CA 2 3,748 1,245 2,503
New York, NY 3 3,577 1242 2,335
Savannah, GA 4 1,907 999 908
Oakland, CA 5 1,392 753 639
Norfolk, VA 6 1,372 697 675
Houston, TX 7 1,255 773 481
Seattle, WA 8 1,068 451 618
Charleston, SC 9 951 456 495
Tacoma, WA 10 870 415 455
Miami, FL 11 624 338 286
Port Everglades, FL 12 535 316 219
Baltimore, MD 13 404 177 227
New Orleans, LA 14 228 154 74
San Juan, PR 15 218 65 152
Jacksonville, FL 16 198 119 79
Wilmington, NC 17 185 88 97
Philadelphia, PA 18 178 36 143
Wilmington, DE 19 164 35 129
Gulfport, MS 20 157 57 100
Portland, OR 21 155 86 69
Boston, MA 22 148 64 84
West Palm Beach, FL 23 137 97 40
Mobile, AL 24 86 52 35
Chester, PA 25 63 29 34
Freeport, TX 26 57 22 35
San Diego, CA 27 49 1 48
Honolulu, HI 28 47 29 19
Tampa, FL 29 39 20 19
Panama City, FL 30 31 15 16
Top 30 ports, total   24,855 10,348 14,507
United States, all ports1   24,989 10,423 14,566
Top 30 ports as percent of U.S. total   99.5% 99.3% 99.6%

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 Jun. 23, 2011.