Table 1 - Top 15 U.S. Containership Port Calls, by Vessel Size: Calendar Year 1999

Table 1 - Top 15 U.S. Containership Port Calls, by Vessel Size: Calendar Year 1999

Vessels engaged in U.S. foreign transportation1

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Port Capacity of vessel (20-foot equivalent units)
All vessels <2,000 2,001 3,000 3,001 4,000 4,001 5,000 >5,000
New York, NY 1,983 465 710 575 227 6
Charleston, SC 1,458 352 566 298 236 6
Long Beach, CA 1,256 307 246 357 168 178
Los Angeles, CA 1,207 429 208 220 294 56
Oakland, CA 1,110 123 291 405 183 108
Norfolk, VA 1,105 155 411 394 139 6
Miami, FL 745 347 244 154 0 0
Seattle, WA 638 157 180 175 57 69
Houston, TX 623 346 169 58 50 0
Savannah, GA 590 144 156 264 26 0
New Orleans, LA 434 297 119 18 0 0
Port Everglades, FL 412 297 63 0 52 0
Baltimore, MD 396 192 123 30 51 0
Tacoma, WA 376 33 105 83 30 125
San Juan, PR 337 307 30 0 0 0
All other ports 2,016 1,176 569 95 172 4
Total all U.S. ports 14,686 5,127 4,190 3,126 1,685 558
Top 15 as a percentage of total 86 77 86 97 90 99

1 Containerships 10,000 deadweight tons and above.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, U.S. Vessel Movements, 1999, available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/Marad_statistics/index.html.