Table 1-15: Top 50 Water Ports by Tonnage: 2009 and 2010

Table 1-15: Top 50 Water Ports by Tonnage: 2009 and 2010

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 Port 2009 2010
 Rank Millions of short tons  Rank Millions of short tons
Total Foreign Domestic Total Foreign Domestic
Port of South Louisiana, LA 1 212.6 103.1 109.5 1 236.3 115.2 121.1
Houston, TX 2 211.3 148.0 63.4 2 227.1 159.6 67.6
New York/New Jersey, NY and NJ 3 144.7 83.5 61.2 3 139.2 83.7 55.5
Beaumont, TX 7 67.7 43.3 24.4 4 77.0 51.8 25.2
Long Beach, CA 4 72.5 58.6 13.9 5 75.4 62.6 12.9
Corpus Christi, TX 5 68.2 50.8 17.4 6 73.7 54.8 18.8
New Orleans, LA 6 68.1 31.1 37.1 7 72.4 34.1 38.3
Los Angeles, CA 9 58.4 51.4 7.0 8 62.4 55.9 6.4
Huntington-Tristate, WV, OH, KY 8 59.2 0.0 59.2 9 61.5 0.0 61.5
Texas City, TX 10 52.6 36.5 16.2 10 56.6 40.1 16.5
Port of Plaquemines, LA 14 50.9 16.2 34.7 11 55.8 18.9 36.9
Mobile, AL 12 52.2 27.8 24.4 12 55.7 29.4 26.4
Baton Rouge, LA 13 51.9 17.8 34.1 13 55.5 20.8 34.8
Lake Charles, LA 11 52.3 32.6 19.6 14 54.6 33.0 21.6
Norfolk Harbor, VA 15 40.3 33.7 6.6 15 41.6 35.4 6.2
Baltimore, MD 26 30.1 20.3 9.9 16 39.6 30.2 9.5
Pascagoula, MS 16 36.6 28.2 8.4 17 37.3 26.6 10.7
Duluth-Superior, MN and WI 25 30.2 7.8 22.5 18 36.6 9.7 26.9
Savannah, GA 21 32.3 30.4 2.0 19 34.7 32.9 1.8
Tampa, FL 17 34.9 12.1 22.8 20 34.2 11.2 23.0
Philadelphia, PA 22 31.8 20.3 11.4 21 34.0 21.5 12.6
Pittsburgh, PA 20 32.9 0.0 32.9 22 33.8 0.0 33.8
Valdez, AK 18 34.5 0.0 34.5 23 31.9 0.0 31.9
St. Louis, MO and IL 23 31.3 0.0 31.3 24 30.8 0.0 30.8
Port Arthur, TX 19 33.8 24.4 9.4 25 30.2 19.5 10.8
Seattle, WA 29 24.6 19.4 5.2 26 27.2 22.1 5.1
Freeport, TX 27 27.4 23.3 4.0 27 26.7 22.3 4.3
Portland , OR 31 23.3 14.4 8.9 28 25.9 17.8 8.2
Richmond, CA 28 25.4 14.4 11.0 29 24.2 12.8 11.4
Tacoma, WA 32 23.2 17.6 5.6 30 22.4 17.0 5.4
Marcus Hook, PA 30 24.6 16.4 8.1 31 21.9 12.4 9.5
Newport News, VA 37 18.0 13.9 4.1 32 20.8 16.6 4.3
Port Everglades, FL 35 20.1 9.6 10.5 33 20.2 10.1 10.2
Jacksonville, FL 38 17.7 10.6 7.0 34 19.1 11.7 7.4
Boston, MA 34 20.5 13.5 7.0 35 19.1 13.0 6.1
Oakland , CA 39 17.4 15.0 2.4 36 18.6 16.3 2.3
Chicago, IL 36 19.2 3.5 15.7 37 18.5 3.2 15.4
Portland , ME 33 21.0 19.5 1.5 38 18.2 16.5 1.6
Charleston, SC 40 15.8 13.5 2.4 39 18.0 15.1 2.9
Paulsboro, NJ 24 30.3 18.9 11.4 40 17.5 10.3 7.2
Galveston, TX 47 9.8 4.5 5.2 41 13.9 8.0 5.9
Two Harbors, MN 56 7.1 0.0 7.1 42 13.9 0.5 13.4
Detroit, MI 51 9.0 3.1 5.9 43 13.4 2.6 10.8
Cincinnati, OH 42 11.8 0.0 11.8 44 12.7 0.0 12.7
Kalama, WA 46 9.9 9.3 0.6 45 12.3 11.8 0.5
Memphis, TN 41 14.0 0.0 14.0 46 12.2 0.0 12.2
San Juan, PR 43 11.3 5.0 6.3 47 11.4 4.8 6.6
Cleveland , OH 64 6.1 1.4 4.6 48 10.8 1.6 9.2
Toledo, OH 48 9.7 5.8 3.8 49 10.7 6.8 3.9
Indiana Harbor, IN 52 8.2 0.3 7.9 50 10.2 0.3 9.9
United States, total water ports   (R) 2,314.0 (R) 1,241.3 (R) 1,072.7   2,446.4 1,312.6 1,133.8

KEY: R = revised.

NOTE: Top 50 water ports are not additive due to shared tonnage between ports.

SOURCE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, Waterborne Tonnage for Principal U.S. Ports 2009 and 2010 , available at http://www.ndc.iwr.usace.army.mil//wcsc/wcsc.htm as of March 13, 2012.