Table 3-11: Top 30 Containership Ports: 2002

Table 3-11: Top 30 Containership Ports: 2002

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 4,060 866 3,194
Long Beach, CA 2 3,184 717 2,467
New York, NY 3 2,627 747 1,879
Charleston, SC 4 1,197 521 676
Savannah, GA 5 1,014 453 561
Norfolk, VA 6 982 431 551
Oakland, CA 7 979 496 482
Houston, TX 8 851 430 420
Seattle, WA 9 850 338 512
Tacoma, WA 10 769 278 491
Miami, FL 11 752 349 403
Port Everglades, FL 12 370 213 157
Baltimore, MD 13 302 99 203
New Orleans, LA 14 216 127 89
Portland, OR 15 185 138 47
San Juan, PR 16 159 42 117
W. Palm Beach, FL 17 142 109 33
Wilmington, DE 18 133 27 107
Gulfport, MS 19 132 58 74
Philadelphia, PA 20 115 36 78
Jacksonville, FL 21 114 78 36
Boston, MA 22 80 25 56
Wilmington, NC 23 71 26 45
Chester, PA 24 59 24 35
Newport News, VA 25 57 20 37
Freeport, TX 26 54 25 29
Port Bienville, MS 27 41 22 19
Richmond, VA 28 36 18 17
Honolulu, HI 29 32 16 16
Ponce, PR 30 29 7 22
United States, total   19,729 6,814 12,916
Top 30 ports as % of U.S. total   99.3% 98.8% 99.5%

KEY: TEUs = twenty-foot equivalent units.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Port Import/Export Reporting Services, February 2003.