Table 2 - Top 25 U.S. Ports by Cargo Vessel Type and Calls: 2000

Table 2 - Top 25 U.S. Ports by Cargo Vessel Type and Calls: 2000

(Vessels over 1,000 gross tons)

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  Total Tanker Dry bulk Container Other
Calls 000 dwt Calls 000 dwt Calls 000 dwt Calls 000 dwt Calls 000 dwt
Los Angeles/Long Beach 5,426 243,752 905 65,819 797 38,674 2,955 124,281 769 14,978
New Orleans, LA1 5,650 237,505 1,377 81,182 2,796 127,422 423 11,109 1,054 17,792
Houston, TX 6,327 215,467 3,111 133,432 885 39,160 651 19,999 1,680 22,875
New York, NY 4,817 188,006 1,287 66,018 399 17,485 2,199 87,675 932 16,827
San Francisco, CA1 3,676 165,601 819 52,233 637 23,346 1,936 82,958 284 7,064
Philadelphia, PA 3,240 132,469 967 82,233 533 22,372 497 11,478 1,243 16,385
Hampton Roads, VA1 2,660 111,365 158 7,498 507 32,991 1,592 62,169 403 8,706
Beaumont, TX 1,268 86,392 1,032 76,333 140 8,383 NA NA 96 1,677
Corpus Christi, TX 1,455 84,893 964 64,312 350 19,040 2 83 139 1,458
Charleston, SC 2,234 82,167 148 5,988 144 5,003 1,552 62,499 390 8,676
LOOP Terminal, LA 307 79,650 291 77,023 16 2,627 NA NA NA NA
Columbia River, WA1 2,219 77,896 279 13,907 1,279 46,457 263 10,027 398 7,505
Texas City, TX 1,281 70,954 1,152 64,610 89 5,763 3 72 37 510
Savannah, GA 1,966 63,775 238 7,733 340 10,833 740 31,516 648 13,693
Baltimore, MD 1,795 56,590 164 5,038 469 23,637 409 14,669 753 13,247
Valdez, AK 441 54,094 440 54,092 NA NA NA NA 1 2
Tacoma, WA 1,232 47,486 70 3,207 219 10,211 568 27,950 375 6,119
Seattle, WA 1,170 45,715 50 2,795 230 10,301 794 31,182 96 1,438
Lake Charles, LA 794 45,341 474 34,339 125 5,894 6 86 189 5,022
Miami, FL 2,728 42,258 11 424 117 2,745 1,125 28,376 1,475 10,713
Mobile, AL 993 41,178 146 8,752 450 26,540 17 158 380 5,728
Jacksonville, FL 1,685 37,988 204 8,848 193 7,067 476 9,441 812 12,632
Port Everglades, FL 2,625 37,528 348 15,129 128 4,953 703 9,116 1,446 8,331
Freeport, TX 725 36,367 521 30,319 54 3,510 81 1,070 69 1,469
Portland, ME 509 31,125 350 26,672 60 3,750 1 3 98 702
Total, top 25 ports 51,797 2,071,810 14,601 922,118 10,160 459,488 14,038 501,634 12,998 188,571
Top 25 (percent) 72.40% 74.00% 75.70% 73.30% 74.00% 76.80% 73.60% 74.90% 66.80% 69.10%
Total, all ports 71,548 2,798,448 19,299 1,257,664 13,729 598,325 19,067 669,623 19,453 272,835

1Includes all area ports.

KEY: dwt = deadweight ton; NA = not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Statistical and Economic Analysis; based on Lloyd's Maritime Information Services, Vessel Movements (London, England: 2001).