Table 4-8: Top 15 Cruise Ship Ports by Port of Departure: 2009 and 2010

Table 4-8: Top 15 Cruise Ship Ports by Port of Departure: 2009 and 2010

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Port 2009 2010
Rank Passengers (thousands) Cruises Rank Passengers (thousands) Cruises
Miami, FL 1 (R)2,044 (R)757 1 2,151 779
Fort Lauderdale, FL 2 1,277 537 2 1,759 649
Port Canaveral, FL 3 1,189 433 3 1,299 448
New York, NY 9 403 150 4 556 216
San Juan, PR 4 507 219 5 522 228
Seattle, WA 5 430 199 6 469 217
Galveston, TX 11 386 134 7 429 148
Tampa, FL 10 401 181 8 425 192
Long Beach, CA 6 415 158 9 414 150
Los Angeles, CA 8 (R)412 (R)158 10 374 140
New Orleans, LA 12 243 101 11 261 89
San Diego, CA 7 413 196 12 242 123
Baltimore, MD 14 166 77 13 215 90
Cape Liberty, NJ 15 156 48 14 198 67
Mobile, AL 16 135 76 15 183 75
All other ports1   (R)651 (R)341   703 325
Top 15 ports, total1   (R)8,631 (R)3,427   9,495 3,611
Total U.S. ports   (R)9,282 (R)3,768   10,198 3,936
Top 15 as percent of total1   (R)93.0 (R)91.0   93.1 91.7

KEY: R = revised.

1Data for 2009 are based on the top 15 cruise ship ports in that year.

NOTES: Cruise passenger statistics for this table are based on the passenger data provided by seventeen major cruise lines that offered North American cruises with a U.S. port of call.

Details may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Cruise Statistics, available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Statistics.htm as of Jun. 29, 2011.