Table 1-14: Top 50 Water Ports Ranked by Tonnage: 2001

Table 1-14: Top 50 Water Ports Ranked by Tonnage: 2001

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Port and state Rank Millions of short tons
Total Foreign Domestic
Port of South Louisiana, LA 1 212.6 95.7 116.9
Houston, TX 2 185.1 120.6 64.5
New York, NY and NJ 3 137.5 67.3 70.2
New Orleans, LA 4 85.6 50.3 35.3
Beaumont, TX 5 79.1 62.0 17.1
Corpus Christi, TX 6 77.6 53.9 23.7
Huntington-Tristate, WV, OH, KY 7 76.7 0.0 76.7
Long Beach, CA 8 67.6 51.6 16.1
Texas City, TX 9 62.3 44.1 18.1
Baton Rouge, LA 10 61.4 20.7 40.8
Port of Plaquemines, LA 11 60.7 23.4 37.3
Pittsburgh, PA 12 53.0 0.0 53.0
Lake Charles, LA 13 52.8 31.9 20.9
Los Angeles, CA 14 51.4 45.0 6.4
Valdez, AK 15 51.0 0.0 51.0
Mobile, AL 16 48.1 28.0 20.1
Philadelphia, PA 17 46.4 32.9 13.4
Tampa, FL 18 45.8 17.4 28.3
Baltimore, MD 19 42.1 25.4 16.7
Duluth-Superior, MN and WI 20 39.8 13.3 26.5
Norfolk Harbor, VA 21 37.3 27.0 10.3
St. Louis, MO and IL 22 34.4 0.0 34.4
Portland, OR 23 31.3 17.0 14.3
Freeport, TX 24 30.1 24.9 5.2
Pascagoula, MS 25 29.5 18.5 11.1
Portland, ME 26 28.5 26.4 2.0
Charleston, SC 27 23.3 17.1 6.1
Port Arthur, TX 28 22.8 15.1 7.7
Chicago, IL 29 22.0 2.6 19.4
Port Everglades, FL 30 21.9 9.6 12.3
Paulsboro, NJ 31 21.3 12.9 8.3
Richmond, CA 32 21.2 10.0 11.2
Boston, MA 33 20.6 12.4 8.2
Seattle, WA 34 20.5 14.9 5.6
Tacoma, WA 35 20.5 12.4 8.1
Savannah, GA 36 19.4 16.9 2.5
Marcus Hook, PA 37 19.1 8.2 10.9
Jacksonville, FL 38 17.8 8.9 8.9
Detroit, MI 39 17.0 4.7 12.3
Memphis, TN 40 16.9 0.0 16.9
Anacortes, WA 41 16.8 2.0 14.8
Honolulu, HI 42 16.6 4.8 11.8
Cincinnati, OH 43 14.1 0.0 14.1
Newport News, VA 44 13.9 6.7 7.2
Indiana Harbor, IN 45 13.6 0.7 12.8
San Juan, PR 46 12.8 5.2 7.6
Oakland, CA 47 12.3 10.7 1.6
Cleveland, OH 48 11.9 2.7 9.2
Two Harbors, MN 49 11.9 0.0 11.9
Ashtabula, OH 50 10.9 5.8 5.1
Top 50, total   2,146.8 1,081.8 1,065.0
United States, total   2,446.8 1,192.3 1,254.5

SOURCE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States, Calendar Year 2001, Part 5 National Summaries, Alexandria, VA: 2002, available at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/wcsc/pdf/wcusnatl01.pdf as of Sept. 29, 2003.