Leading U.S. Ports in 2001
(Millions of Short Tons and Percent Change from 2000)

     

Domestic

Foreign

Total1

Rank Type2 Port Tons % Tons % Tons %
1 C South Louisiana, LA, Port of 116.9 -1.9 95.7 -1.1 212.6 -1.6
2 C Houston, TX 64.5 2.9 120.6 -2.7 185.1 -.8
3 C New York, NY and NJ 70.2 -2.8 67.3 3.6 137.5 .2
4 C New Orleans, LA 35.3 -7.8 50.3 -2.7 85.6 -4.9
5 C Beaumont, TX 17.1 6.9 62.0 1.9 79.1 2.9
6 C Corpus Christi, TX 23.7 -1.4 53.9 -5.9 77.6 -4.6
7 I Huntington, WV, OH, KY 76.7 -.3 0.0 0 76.7 -.3
8 C Long Beach, CA 16.1 -7.6 51.6 -1.7 67.6 -3.2
9 C Texas City, TX 18.1 -10.8 44.1 16.8 62.3 7.2
10 C Baton Rouge, LA 40.8 -4.1 20.7 -9.0 61.4 -5.8
11 C Plaquemines, LA, Port of 37.3 -3.9 23.4 12.3 60.7 1.7
12 I Pittsburgh, PA 53.0 -1.7 0.0 0 53.0 -1.7
13 C Lake Charles, LA 20.9 2.2 31.9 -1.9 52.8 -.3
14 C Los Angeles, CA 6.4 6.0 45.0 6.9 51.4 6.8
15 C Valdez, AK 51.0 9.8 0.0 -99.8 51.0 6.0
16 C Mobile, AL 20.1 -16.9 28.0 -4.9 48.1 -10.3
17 C Philadelphia, PA 13.4 -4.5 32.9 23.1 46.4 13.6
18 C Tampa, Fl 28.3 -10.5 17.4 17.9 45.8 -1.4
19 C Baltimore, MD 16.7 15.0 25.4 -3.6 42.1 3.0
20 L Duluth-Superior, MN and WI 26.5 -5.8 13.3 -1.7 39.8 -4.5
21 C Norfolk Harbor, VA 10.3 -1.6 27.0 -15.2 37.3 -11.9
22 I St. Louis, MO and IL 34.4 3.3 0.0 0 34.4 3.3
23 C Portland, OR 14.3 -12.4 17.0 -5.3 31.3 -8.7
24 C Freeport, TX 5.2 -6.3 24.9 6.5 30.1 4.0
25 C Pascagoula, MS 11.1 5.8 18.5 2.1 29.5 3.5
26 C Portland, ME 2.0 -12.6 26.4 .0 28.5 -1.1
27 C Charleston, SC 6.1 35.2 17.1 3.5 23.3 10.3
28 C Port Arthur, TX 7.7 -9.5 15.1 25.6 22.8 11.1
29 L Chicago, IL 19.3 -3.7 2.6 -31.5 22.0 -8.2
30 C Port Everglades, FL 12.3 -7.5 9.6 4.4 21.9 -2.6
31 C Paulsboro, NJ 8.3 -9.2 12.9 -18.2 21.3 -14.9
32 C Richmond, CA 11.2 23.5 10.0 -2.9 21.2 9.5
33 C Boston, MA 8.2 -2.8 12.4 .5 20.6 -.8
34 C Seattle, WA 5.6 -35.5 14.9 -3.3 20.5 -14.9
35 C Tacoma, WA 8.1 -1.5 12.4 -11.7 20.5 -7.9
36 C Savannah, GA 2.5 -10.1 16.9 .9 19.4 -.6
37 C Marcus Hook, PA 10.9 22.6 8.2 -33.0 19.1 -9.7
38 C Jacksonville, FL 8.9 -12.9 8.9 -6.1 17.8 -9.6
39 L Detroit, MI 12.3 2.3 4.7 -10.9 17.0 -1.8
40 I Memphis, TN 16.9 -7.5 0.0 0 16.9 -7.5
41 C Anacortes, EA 14.8 -7.4 2.0 -2.7 16.8 -6.9
42 C Honolulu, HI 11.8 7.6 4.8 5.1 16.6 6.8
43 I Cincinnati, OH 14.1 -1.7 0.0 0 14.1 -1.7
44 C Newport News, VA 7.2 .3 6.7 .5 13.9 .4
45 L Indiana Harbor, IN 12.8 -17.2 0.7 9.5 13.6 -16.1
46 C San Juan, PR 7.6 -2.4 5.2 -14.0 12.8 -7.5
47 C Oakland, CA 1.6 -17.3 10.7 4.2 12.3 .9
48 L Two Harbors, MN 11.9 -9.1 0.0 0 11.9 -9.1
49 L Cleveland, OH 9.1 -23.4 2.7 10.4 11.9 -17.6
50 L Ashtabula, OH 5.1 -.6 5.8 -18.9 10.9 -11.3

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1. Total may not equal column sum due to rounding.
2. Type code depicts the location of the port as Coastal (C), Great Lakes (L), or Inland (I).

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