Table 4-8: Top 15 Cruise Ship Ports by Port of Departure: 2010 and 2011

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Port 2010 2011
Rank Passengers (thousands) Cruises Rank Passengers (thousands) Cruises
Miami, FL 1 2,151 779 1 1,970 731
Fort Lauderdale, FL 2 1,759 649 2 1,826 611
Port Canaveral, FL 3 1,299 448 3 1,496 485
New York, NY 4 562 219 4 612 242
San Juan, PR 5 522 227 5 522 222
Galveston, TX 7 440 152 6 462 149
Tampa, FL 8 425 192 7 458 199
Seattle, WA 6 469 217 8 439 183
Long Beach, CA 9 414 150 9 405 144
New Orleans, LA 11 261 89 10 373 136
Los Angeles, CA 10 378 140 11 311 130
Baltimore, MD 13 215 90 12 254 104
Cape Liberty, NJ 14 198 67 13 217 73
Jacksonville, FL 16 172 71 14 190 77
Charleston, SC 18 117 49 15 165 68
All other ports1   (R)700 (R)348   (R)706 (R)390
Top 15 ports, total1   9,516 3,618   9,702 3,554
Total U.S. ports   (R)10,216 (R)3,966   (R)10,409 (R)3,944
Top 15 as percent of total1   93.2 (R)91.2   (R)93.2 (R)90.1

1Data for 2010 are based on the top 15 cruise ship ports in that year.

KEY: R = revised.

NOTES: Cruise passenger statistics for this table are based on the passenger data provided by 20 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 Summary Tables, available at www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Stat... as of June 2013.