U.S. Waterborne Traffic by Major Commodities in 20001 - Revised 04 Nov 2002
(Millions of Short Tons2 and Change from 1999)

  Domestic
  Coastwise Lakewise Internal Total
Commodities3 Tons % Tons % Tons % Tons %
Total4 226.9 -.8 114.4 .4 628.4 .6 1,069.8 .8
Coal 14.4 11.0 20.0 -2.1 160.1 -1.9 215.1 .2
Coal Coke ** -99.7 0.3 12.7 4.8 31.0 5.5 32.4
Crude Petroleum 47.7 -7.4 ** 0 34.4 -1.1 83.8 -4.6
Petroleum Products 115.6 4.6 1.9 -14.9 121.7 5.8 286.8 4.8
Chemical and Related Prod. 13.8 -3.9 0.1 6.1 50.7 1.3 76.0 .9
Forest Prod., Wood & Chips 1.9 -23.9 ** 24.5 9.8 -20.4 13.5 -16.1
Pulp and Waste Paper ** -23.3 ** 0 0.1 -2.2 0.2 -7.6
Sand, Gravel and Stone 10.3 -18.3 29.5 -3.0 82.9 -4.7 132.3 -5.9
Iron Ore and Scrap 0.7 -30.3 56.9 4.4 10.9 30.2 69.2 7.2
Non-Ferrous Ores & Scrap 0.7 67.3 ** 0 6.0 43.9 6.7 45.9
Sulphur, Clay and Salt 0.2 -29.8 0.7 -41.2 7.3 -9.7 8.2 -14.5
Primary Manuf. Goods 7.2 -4.7 3.9 4.0 33.5 2.1 45.8 1.7
Food and Farm Products 5.8 -18.6 0.3 37.5 90.4 -1.9 96.9 -3.1
All Manuf. Equipment 8.6 8.4 ** 41.9 11.0 19.8 21.3 19.4
Waste and Scrap, NEC ** -38.8 ** 94.3 1.5 79.4 4.3 11.1
  Foreign
  Imports Exports Total Grand Total
Commodities3 Tons % Tons % Tons % Tons %
Total4 939.7 9.2 415.0 3.8 1,354.8 7.5 2,424.6 4.4
Coal 11.0 28.7 59.8 2.7 70.8 6.0 285.9 1.6
Coal Coke 4.5 38.8 1.1 243.9 5.5 57.2 11.1 43.8
Crude Petroleum 484.6 10.2 3.1 -46.3 487.6 9.5 571.5 7.1
Petroleum Products 130.0 4.8 55.6 15.8 185.7 7.9 472.5 6.0
Chemical and Related Prod. 38.5 36.7 57.9 10.9 96.4 19.9 172.4 10.7
Forest Prod., Wood & Chips 5.5 2.3 14.1 -19.1 19.6 -14.0 33.1 -14.9
Pulp and Waste Paper 1.2 -7.3 12.3 15.8 13.4 13.4 13.6 13.1
Sand, Gravel and Stone 29.1 3.6 3.6 -46.6 32.7 -6.2 165.0 -6.0
Iron Ore and Scrap 19.4 5.5 9.3 -10.5 28.7 -.3 97.9 4.9
Non-Ferrous Ores & Scrap 19.4 .4 3.1 -5.2 22.5 -.4 29.2 7.4
Sulphur, Clay and Salt 14.4 6.0 5.6 4.8 20.0 5.7 28.2 -1.1
Primary Manuf. Goods 92.0 1.0 15.3 35.0 107.2 4.8 153.0 3.8
Food and Farm Products 30.0 -.5 156.3 -.9 186.4 -.8 283.3 -1.6
All Manuf. Equipment 48.6 14.5 13.8 22.2 62.4 16.1 83.6 16.9
Waste and Scrap, NEC ** 0 ** 0 ** 0 4.3 11.1

1. Beginning with calendar year 2000, foreign waterborne import, export and in-transit cargo statistics are derived primarily from the manifest-based Port Import Export Reporting Service, a division of the Journal of Commerce.
2. ** denotes tonnage less than 50,000 tons.
3. Commodity abbreviations: Prod. (Products); Sand, Gravel and Stone also includes Soil and Rock; Manuf. (Manufactured); and NEC (Not Elsewhere Classified).
4. Column totals are greater than row sum because of excluded commodity groups. Row totals are greater than column sums because of local and intra - territory not included.

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