Table 10 Top 25 U.S. International Maritime Ports by Value and Weight: 2001

Table 10
Top 25 U.S. International Maritime Ports by Value and Weight: 2001

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Ranked by value Port Million dollars Percent
1 Los Angeles, CA 104,193 14.5
2 Long Beach, CA 94,699 13.2
3 New York, NY/NJ 85,918 12.0
4 Houston, TX 44,489 6.2
5 Charleston, SC 33,411 4.7
6 Seattle, WA 28,595 4.0
7 Oakland, CA 24,985 3.5
8 Norfolk, VA 24,864 3.5
9 Baltimore, MD 20,820 2.9
10 Tacoma, WA 18,650 2.6
11 Savannah, GA 17,158 2.4
12 New Orleans, LA 16,976 2.4
13 Miami, FL 16,600 2.3
14 Jacksonville, FL 10,807 1.5
15 Portland, OR 10,713 1.5
16 Port Everglades, FL 10,283 1.4
17 Philadelphia, PA 9,971 1.4
18 Morgan City, LA 7,830 1.1
19 Corpus Christie, TX 7,679 1.1
20 Beaumont, TX 7,669 1.1
21 Gramercy, LA 7,070 1.0
22 Boston, MA 6,143 0.9
23 Christiansted, VI 5,799 0.8
24 Wilmington, DE 5,684 0.8
25 Port Hueneme, CA 4,822 0.7
  All other ports 92,618 12.9
  Total, Top 25 ports 625,830 87.0
  Total, waterborne trade 718,448 100.0

Ranked by weight Port Million short tons Percent
1 Houston, TX 130 10.2
2 New York, NY/NJ 79 6.2
3 New Orleans, LA 72 5.6
4 Gramercy, LA 61 4.8
5 Corpus Christie, TX 54 4.2
6 Morgan City, LA 53 4.1
7 Los Angeles, CA 46 3.6
8 Beaumont, TX 45 3.6
9 Long Beach, CA 44 3.5
10 Philadelphia, PA 41 3.2
11 Lake Charles, LA 34 2.7
12 Mobile, AL 28 2.2
13 Baltimore, MD 26 2.0
14 Port Arthur, TX 25 2.0
15 Norfolk, VA 25 1.9
16 Baton Rouge, LA 25 1.9
17 Christiansted, VI 24 1.9
18 Freeport, TX 24 1.9
19 Pascagoula, MS 22 1.7
20 Texas City, TX 21 1.6
21 Wilmington, DE 18 1.4
22 Charleston, SC 18 1.4
23 Savannah, GA 17 1.3
24 Oakland, CA 16 1.3
25 Seattle, WA 15 1.2
  All other ports 314 24.6
  Total, Top 25 ports 962 75.1
  Total, waterborne trade 1,276 100.0

NOTE: Data do not include in-transits, shipments transiting U.S. ports but not part of U.S. official merchandise trade.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on special tabulations from U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, May 2002; and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, foreign Trade Division, May 2002.