Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2011

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(Thousands of TEUs)

Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 6,011 1,954 4,057
Long Beach, CA 2 4,318 1,294 3,024
New York, NY 3 4,264 1541 2,723
Savannah, GA 4 2,285 1212 1072
Oakland, CA 5 1,539 799 740
Norfolk, VA 6 1,483 756 727
Houston, TX 7 1,418 859 559
Seattle, WA 8 1,364 591 773
Charleston, SC 9 1,147 545 602
Tacoma, WA 10 886 366 520
Miami, FL 11 734 388 346
Port Everglades, FL 12 617 363 254
Baltimore, MD 13 472 168 305
New Orleans, LA 14 307 220 87
Jacksonville, FL 15 277 160 117
Wilmington, NC 16 228 108 120
Philadelphia, PA 17 203 46 157
San Juan, PR 18 192 36 156
Gulfport, MS 19 183 75 108
Wilmington, DE 20 162 21 141
Portland, OR 21 154 80 74
Boston, MA 22 149 52 97
Mobile, AL 23 108 53 55
West Palm Beach, FL 24 104 81 23
Chester, PA 25 82 35 47
San Diego, CA 26 52 2 49
Freeport, TX 27 52 22 30
Anchorage, AK 28 38 38 0
Panama City, FL 29 34 15 19
Honolulu, HI 30 30 13 17
Top 30 ports, total   28,892 11,894 16,998
United States, all ports1   29,026 11,951 17,075
Top 30 ports as percent of U.S. total   99.5 99.5 99.5

1Includes 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 www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Stat... as of May 2013.