Table 1 - U.S. Port Cargo Vessel Calls: 2000

Table 1 - U.S. Port Cargo Vessel Calls: 2000

(Vessels over 1,000 gross tons)

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Top 25 ports Total vessel calls Tanker Dry bulk Container Other
Houston, TX 6,327 3,111 885 651 1,680
New Orleans, LA1 5,650 1,377 2,796 423 1,054
Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA 5,426 905 797 2,955 769
New York, NY 4,817 1,287 399 2,199 932
San Francisco, CA1 3,676 819 637 1,936 284
Philadelphia, PA 3,240 967 533 497 1,243
Miami, FL 2,728 11 117 1,125 1,475
Hampton Roads, VA1 2,660 158 507 1,592 403
Port Everglades, FL 2,625 348 128 703 1,446
Charleston, SC 2,234 148 144 1,552 390
Columbia River, WA1 2,219 279 1,279 263 398
Savannah, GA 1,966 238 340 740 648
Baltimore, MD 1,795 164 469 409 753
Jacksonville, FL 1,685 204 193 476 812
Corpus Christi, TX 1,455 964 350 2 139
Texas City, TX 1,281 1,152 89 3 37
Beaumont, TX 1,268 1,032 140 0 96
Tacoma, WA 1,232 70 219 568 375
Seattle, WA 1,170 50 230 794 96
Mobile, AL 993 146 450 17 380
Lake Charles, LA 794 474 125 6 189
Freeport, TX 725 521 54 81 69
Portland, ME 509 350 60 1 98
Valdez, AK 441 440 0 0 1
LOOP Terminal, LA 307 291 16 0 0
Total top 25 ports 50,896 12,395 10,072 16,342 12,087
Percentage of total ports 72.4 75.7 74 73.6 66.8
Total all ports 71,548 19,299 13,729 19,067 19,453

1 Includes all area ports.

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