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U.S. Waterborne Container Traffic by Port/Waterway in 2008

(Loaded and Empty TEUS 1)

By Port TEUS By Port Name By State Data NDC Home

Port_Waterway_Name ST Domestic Foreign Grand
Inbound Outbound Total Inbound Outbound Total Total
Loaded Empty Loaded Empty Loaded Loaded Loaded
Los Angeles CA 0 0 0 0 0 3,956,745 1,564,692 5,521,437 5,521,437
Long Beach CA 66,210 40,072 268,984 763 376,029 3,104,748 1,403,046 4,507,793 4,842,988
New York (NY and NJ) NY 69,023 11,207 108,178 11,410 199,818 2,530,740 1,394,576 3,925,316 4,102,516
Savannah GA 0 0 0 0 0 1,083,810 1,002,366 2,086,177 2,086,177
Norfolk Harbor VA 39,012 20,159 37,945 779 97,894 804,195 763,757 1,567,952 1,644,908
Oakland CA 25,729 58,897 156,391 911 241,927 722,744 642,717 1,365,461 1,547,580
Tacoma WA 65,990 1,351 252,666 60 320,067 665,877 473,735 1,139,613 1,458,269
Houston TX 19,193 2,483 26,236 2,712 50,623 566,927 758,236 1,325,163 1,370,591
Charleston SC 0 0 0 0 0 686,659 620,738 1,307,397 1,307,397
Seattle WA 42,830 92,091 147,351 10,846 293,118 620,674 413,564 1,034,238 1,224,418
Honolulu HI 529,294 108,273 295,279 141,962 1,074,807 21,915 12,459 34,374 858,947
San Juan PR 471,549 7,964 117,437 7 596,957 154,586 57,052 211,639 800,625
Port Everglades FL 0 0 11,569 0 11,569 281,712 384,059 665,771 677,340
Miami FL 0 0 0 0 0 313,202 352,041 665,243 665,243
Jacksonville FL 59,462 0 339,634 7,883 406,979 48,959 95,618 144,577 543,674
Baltimore MD 37,945 779 39,012 20,159 97,894 258,247 170,158 428,405 505,362
Anchorage AK 235,156 265 52,216 3,307 290,944 0 1,069 1,069 288,441
New Orleans LA 5,605 5,878 6,472 563 18,518 79,637 150,613 230,250 242,327
Portland OR 7,714 530 366 9,714 18,324 96,380 99,109 195,489 203,568
Philadelphia PA 0 0 0 0 0 137,690 61,027 198,717 198,717
Gulfport MS 0 0 0 0 0 106,857 65,632 172,489 172,489
Wilmington DE 0 0 0 0 0 134,899 36,826 171,725 171,725
Boston MA 9,703 3,130 8,017 2,927 23,777 90,226 55,232 145,458 163,178
Wilmington NC 0 0 0 0 0 88,533 56,835 145,368 145,368
Palm Beach FL 0 0 0 0 0 35,714 99,719 135,434 135,434
Kahului, Maui HI 74,479 922 19,906 43,351 138,657 16 0 16 94,401
Chester PA 0 0 0 0 0 47,205 46,410 93,614 93,614
Camden-Gloucester NJ 20,612 7 37,014 81 57,714 24,039 3,314 27,353 84,979
Mobile AL 0 0 0 0 0 37,326 34,414 71,741 71,741
Kawaihae Harbor HI 43,853 703 13,516 25,927 83,999 0 0 0 57,369
Freeport TX 0 0 0 0 0 31,112 24,677 55,789 55,789
San Diego CA 0 0 0 0 0 46,281 1,956 48,237 48,237
Richmond VA 0 0 0 0 0 22,042 22,281 44,323 44,323
Unalaska Bay and Island AK 7,069 1,228 9,782 1,413 19,492 51 24,125 24,175 41,026
Nawiliwili, Kauai HI 31,792 237 7,817 18,843 58,690 0 0 0 39,610
Apra Harbor GU 34,795 1,305 3,524 3,471 43,095 0 0 0 38,319
Panama City FL 0 0 0 0 0 18,763 18,623 37,386 37,386
Juneau AK 24,918 4,482 11,366 17,621 58,388 2 0 2 36,286
Hilo HI 29,223 599 6,868 16,862 53,552 0 0 0 36,091
Ketchikan AK 18,916 4,590 12,510 13,067 49,082 3 0 3 31,428
Tampa FL 0 0 0 0 0 19,610 11,401 31,011 31,011
Petersburg AK 14,081 7,416 12,792 8,338 42,627 0 0 0 26,873
Newport News VA 0 0 0 0 0 13,678 9,860 23,538 23,538
Port Hueneme CA 0 0 0 0 0 16,360 4,613 20,973 20,973
Mayaguez PR 0 0 0 0 0 11,868 7,884 19,752 19,752
Everett WA 875 43 268 1,718 2,904 12,734 3,775 16,510 17,653
Whittier AK 15,919 1,770 1,627 1,614 20,931 0 0 0 17,546
Fernandina Beach FL 0 0 0 0 0 1,660 15,221 16,881 16,881
Fort Pierce FL 0 0 0 0 0 3,521 10,494 14,014 14,014
Columbia River, Dalles-McNary OR 10,838 2,967 2,553 10,994 27,352 0 0 0 13,391
Sitka AK 6,992 2,683 5,218 5,390 20,284 0 0 0 12,210
Vancouver WA 0 10,994 10,600 6 21,600 2 73 75 10,675
Kodiak AK 4,410 0 6,225 0 10,636 0 0 0 10,636
Memphis TN 5,538 185 4,899 5,843 16,465 0 0 0 10,437
Galveston TX 0 0 0 0 0 6,770 2,967 9,737 9,737
Other Alaskan Ports/Wtwys AK 4,009 644 2,236 3,264 10,154 0 0 0 6,245
Salem River NJ 0 0 0 0 0 239 5,566 5,805 5,805
Port Manatee FL 0 0 0 0 0 4,570 823 5,393 5,393
Clearwater River ID 170 3,846 4,766 485 9,267 0 0 0 4,936
Naknek River AK 2,011 0 2,195 656 4,862 0 0 0 4,206
Cordova AK 1,627 1,614 2,428 663 6,332 0 0 0 4,056
Skagway AK 3,186 522 493 1,877 6,078 0 0 0 3,679
Haines AK 2,598 520 949 1,846 5,912 0 0 0 3,547
Clarence Strait AK 1,811 136 969 1,304 4,220 0 0 0 2,780
Chatham Strait AK 1,993 166 523 1,465 4,147 0 0 0 2,516
Other Atlantic Ports/Wtwys 0 0 480 0 480 1,988 141 2,128 2,508
Other Gulf Coast Ports/Wtwys 0 0 0 0 0 1,568 577 2,145 2,145
Kaunakakai Harbor HI 1,440 84 616 970 3,110 0 0 0 2,056
Lake Charles LA 0 358 748 2 1,108 31 835 866 1,614
Wrangell AK 962 111 600 810 2,483 0 0 0 1,562
Nome AK 1,234 0 251 625 2,110 0 0 0 1,485
Dillingham AK 846 0 301 121 1,268 0 0 0 1,147
Pacific Islands Under U.S. Trust OT 895 21 171 980 2,067 0 0 0 1,066
Icy Strait AK 372 583 623 330 1,908 0 0 0 995
Metlakatla AK 576 221 321 492 1,610 0 0 0 897
Lynn Canal AK 625 29 233 420 1,307 0 0 0 858
Kaumalapau Lanai HI 648 95 149 268 1,160 0 0 0 798
Other Pacific Ports/Wtwys 0 0 0 0 0 780 8 788 788
Columbia River, McNary-Kennewick WA 2 2,175 721 94 2,992 0 0 0 723
Other Columbia Riv (OR,WA,ID)2 OR 377 663 95 0 1,135 0 0 0 472
Great Lakes Ports 0 216 0 0 216 23 0 23 23
Total 2,054,106 405,212 2,054,106 405,212 4,918,635 16,913,917 10,984,915 27,898,832 32,006,944
1. TEU = Twenty Foot Equilvalent Units. Foreign empties not included.
2. Includes Snake River.
Domestic Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center
Foreign Source: Commonwealth Business Media, Inc., Port Import Export Reporting Service
Foreign Source: Commonwealth Business Media, Inc., Port Import Export Reporting Service Foreign Source: Commonwealth Business Media, Inc., Port Import Export Reporting Service


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