Table 1 - U.S. Public Port Capital Expenditures by Type of Facility: 1996-2000

Table 1 - U.S. Public Port Capital Expenditures by Type of Facility: 1996-2000

(Thousands of current dollars)

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  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Total
General cargo 191,898 227,543 154,133 127,864 241,424 942,862
Specialized general cargo 533,648 547,651 506,840 436,750 330,006 2,354,895
Dry bulk 76,513 127,536 90,338 57,701 37,058 389,146
Liquid bulk 5,977 966 2,143 16,074 8,168 33,328
Passenger 34,740 59,342 26,532 71,824 59,849 252,287
Other 61,805 131,534 222,602 100,829 86,188 602,958
Infrastructure 254,350 318,528 259,882 194,311 177,471 1,204,542
Dredging 142,221 129,354 151,927 110,327 117,489 651,318
Total 1,301,152 1,542,454 1,414,397 1,115,680 1,057,653 6,431,336

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Ports and Domestic Shipping, U.S. Port Development Expenditure Report (Washington, DC: 2001).