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Tonnage for Selected U.S. Ports in 1997 Ranked by Total Tons
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By Port Name By Port Tons By State Name By State Tons Data NDC Home

Rank Port Name Total Foreign Imports Exports Domestic
1 South Louisiana, LA, Port of 183,628,353 76,782,064 26,414,598 50,367,466 106,846,289
2 Houston, TX 165,456,278 102,846,554 72,640,589 30,205,965 62,609,724
3 New York, NY and NJ 135,266,431 56,713,855 48,122,399 8,591,456 78,552,576
4 New Orleans, LA 89,441,772 52,438,422 23,924,557 28,513,865 37,003,350
5 Corpus Christi, TX 86,843,760 62,218,692 54,215,016 8,003,676 24,625,068
6 Baton Rouge, LA 84,023,102 38,406,994 28,575,663 9,831,331 45,616,108
7 Valdez, AK 73,647,151 3,540,109 36,761 3,503,348 70,107,042
8 Plaquemines, LA, Port of 63,607,222 16,648,172 5,495,185 11,152,987 46,959,050
9 Long Beach, CA 57,255,301 38,356,545 21,175,723 17,180,822 18,898,756
10 Texas City, TX 56,645,675 37,430,678 35,061,311 2,369,367 19,214,997
11 Tampa, FL 55,333,607 18,603,685 7,255,497 11,348,188 36,729,922
12 Pittsburgh, PA 51,662,378 - - - 51,662,378
13 Lake Charles, LA 51,278,579 29,710,037 25,190,443 4,519,594 21,568,542
14 Mobile, AL 49,120,007 24,844,100 13,169,050 11,675,050 24,275,907
15 Beaumont, TX 48,665,380 33,626,741 28,234,027 5,392,714 15,038,639
16 Norfolk Harbor, VA 46,322,012 35,417,051 5,933,603 29,483,448 10,904,961
17 Philadelphia, PA 44,967,869 29,957,511 29,490,353 467,158 15,010,358
18 Duluth-Superior, MN and WI 41,928,885 10,774,747 847,587 9,927,160 31,154,138
19 Los Angeles, CA 41,774,252 28,579,542 16,201,305 12,378,237 13,194,710
20 Baltimore, MD 40,028,849 25,222,074 14,971,414 10,250,660 14,806,775
21 Port Arthur, TX 37,318,229 29,728,939 26,946,644 2,782,295 7,589,290
22 St. Louis, MO and IL 31,287,584 - - - 31,287,584
23 Pascagoula, MS 31,270,055 21,249,144 18,081,418 3,167,726 10,020,911
24 Portland, OR 29,560,776 16,538,732 3,370,151 13,168,581 13,022,044
25 Seattle, WA 26,564,230 18,650,546 7,848,268 10,802,278 7,913,684
26 Freeport, TX 26,280,731 21,140,066 19,172,508 1,967,558 5,140,665
27 Huntington, WV 25,175,459 - - - 25,175,459
28 Chicago, IL 24,867,996 3,862,968 3,271,231 591,737 21,005,028
29 Paulsboro, NJ 24,391,944 13,696,249 13,516,240 180,009 10,695,695
30 Richmond, CA 21,705,683 5,220,841 3,446,500 1,774,341 16,484,842
31 Marcus Hook, PA 21,520,244 11,567,652 11,394,793 172,859 9,952,592
32 Boston, MA 20,892,983 10,989,456 10,317,904 671,552 9,903,527
33 Newport News, VA 20,755,282 14,645,859 1,378,593 13,267,266 6,109,423
34 Tacoma, WA 20,683,326 13,079,680 4,202,695 8,876,985 7,603,646
35 Port Everglades, FL 19,924,784 7,965,562 6,126,585 1,838,977 11,959,222
36 Jacksonville, FL 18,186,104 8,890,487 7,398,244 1,492,243 9,295,617
37 Detroit, MI 18,135,326 6,114,276 5,614,244 500,032 12,021,050
38 Cleveland, OH 18,113,321 3,339,500 3,165,069 174,431 14,773,821
39 Memphis, TN 18,015,173 - - - 18,015,173
40 Savannah, GA 17,929,269 14,701,939 7,386,671 7,315,268 3,227,330
41 Charleston, SC 17,874,161 13,123,246 5,939,086 7,184,160 4,750,915
42 Indiana Harbor, IN 16,523,799 516,774 457,414 59,360 16,007,025
43 Portland, ME 16,333,742 14,648,885 14,575,783 73,102 1,684,857
44 Lorain, OH 15,954,569 540,980 540,980 - 15,413,589
45 Toledo, OH 14,421,587 6,912,550 1,839,616 5,072,934 7,509,037
46 San Juan, PR 14,067,151 4,939,606 4,316,317 623,289 9,127,545
47 Anacortes, WA 13,903,514 1,719,226 672,316 1,046,910 12,184,288
48 Two Harbors, MN 13,507,844 70,116 - 70,116 13,437,728
49 Cincinnati, OH 12,878,606 - - - 12,878,606
50 Honolulu, HI 12,703,903 3,037,476 2,890,906 146,570 9,666,427
51 Ashtabula, OH 11,928,900 6,288,294 710,453 5,577,841 5,640,606
52 Presque Isle, MI 11,200,514 1,235,191 7,805 1,227,386 9,965,323
53 Oakland, CA 10,857,892 8,530,951 3,089,563 5,441,388 2,326,941
54 Gary, IN 10,417,015 256,854 129,755 127,099 10,160,161
55 Burns Waterway Harbor, IN 10,414,413 1,783,423 1,717,402 66,021 8,630,990
56 Galveston, TX 10,126,322 6,105,617 3,184,405 2,921,212 4,020,705
57 Calcite, MI 10,036,159 2,149,867 149,216 2,000,651 7,886,292
58 New Haven, CT 9,593,835 2,261,549 2,053,454 208,095 7,332,286
59 Matagorda Ship Channel, TX 9,428,731 6,670,465 5,938,788 731,677 2,758,266
60 Louisville, KY 9,043,176 - - - 9,043,176
61 Providence, RI 8,813,884 3,634,263 3,278,953 355,310 5,179,621
62 Taconite, MN 8,606,953 - - - 8,606,953
63 Kalama, WA 8,300,698 7,276,119 58,077 7,218,042 1,024,579
64 Barbers Point, Oahu, HI 8,161,884 5,131,901 4,259,366 872,535 3,029,983
65 Stoneport, MI 8,100,939 307,542 5,512 302,030 7,793,397
66 Vancouver, WA 7,838,282 5,222,049 770,283 4,451,766 2,616,233
67 New Castle, DE 7,469,503 1,485,608 1,457,593 28,015 5,983,895
68 Wilmington, NC 7,441,358 3,889,449 2,744,548 1,144,901 3,551,909
69 Escanaba, MI 7,260,911 - - - 7,260,911
70 Albany, NY 6,818,912 1,324,301 1,252,443 71,858 5,494,611
71 Miami, FL 6,612,206 5,323,417 2,787,669 2,535,748 1,288,789
72 Nikishka, AK 6,608,630 1,982,725 145,154 1,837,571 4,625,905
73 Camden-Gloucester, NJ 6,570,495 4,197,577 3,481,435 716,142 2,372,918
74 Conneaut, OH 6,205,402 2,000,180 59,229 1,940,951 4,205,222
75 Mount Vernon, IN 5,863,403 - - - 5,863,403
76 St. Clair, MI 5,699,364 - - - 5,699,364
77 Vicksburg, MS 5,627,234 - - - 5,627,234
78 Longview, WA 5,539,857 4,433,363 408,985 4,024,378 1,106,494
79 Silver Bay, MN 5,488,727 698,364 - 698,364 4,790,363
80 Bridgeport, CT 5,340,257 936,449 919,498 16,951 4,403,808
81 Port Inland, MI 5,304,842 404,973 30,281 374,692 4,899,869
82 Morehead City, NC 5,200,583 3,212,517 910,112 2,302,405 1,988,066
83 Victoria, TX 4,999,658 - - - 4,999,658
84 St. Paul, MN 4,866,033 - - - 4,866,033
85 Sandusky, OH 4,403,328 2,549,123 4,964 2,544,159 1,854,205
86 Wilmington, DE 4,400,881 3,287,179 2,815,426 471,753 1,113,702
87 Marine City, MI 4,000,903 - - - 4,000,903
88 Port Dolomite, MI 3,991,727 251,232 - 251,232 3,740,495
89 Portsmouth, NH 3,953,875 2,921,233 2,862,022 59,211 1,032,642
90 Nashville, TN 3,904,419 - - - 3,904,419
91 Everett, WA 3,639,638 1,035,190 569,444 465,746 2,604,448
92 Marblehead, OH 3,619,300 206,345 - 206,345 3,412,955
93 Anchorage, AK 3,424,079 1,045,489 410,581 634,908 2,378,590
94 Kansas City, MO 3,417,348 - - - 3,417,348
95 Fall River, MA 3,393,547 941,689 933,337 8,352 2,451,858
96 Fairport Harbor, OH 3,296,405 383,709 79,610 304,099 2,912,696
97 Milwaukee, WI 3,265,042 1,525,604 1,344,722 180,882 1,739,438
98 Coos Bay, OR 3,163,720 2,780,773 82,196 2,698,577 382,947
99 Port Canaveral, FL 3,146,996 1,865,660 1,310,592 555,068 1,281,336
100 Port Manatee, FL 3,107,582 898,669 591,231 307,438 2,208,913
101 Chattanooga, TN 3,031,139 - - - 3,031,139
102 Palm Beach, FL 2,921,709 1,089,357 402,455 686,902 1,832,352
103 Alpena, MI 2,901,331 261,069 74,610 186,459 2,640,262
104 Kahului, Maui, HI 2,894,803 28,587 28,587 - 2,866,216
105 Panama City, FL 2,878,245 683,011 166,384 516,627 2,195,234
106 Greenville, MS 2,808,368 - - - 2,808,368
107 Port Jefferson, NY 2,792,591 90,480 90,480 - 2,702,111
108 Guntersville, AL 2,764,521 - - - 2,764,521
109 Monroe, MI 2,749,560 12,494 12,494 - 2,737,066
110 Brunswick, GA 2,697,924 2,512,741 1,526,934 985,807 185,183
111 Biloxi, MS 2,521,187 - - - 2,521,187
112 Gulfport, MS 2,448,429 2,366,223 1,493,183 873,040 82,206
113 Port Angeles, WA 2,377,086 653,505 141,750 511,755 1,723,581
114 Brownsville, TX 2,284,248 891,735 662,539 229,196 1,392,513
115 Green Bay, WI 2,129,681 238,857 223,226 15,631 1,890,824
116 Tulsa, Port of Catoosa, OK 2,107,393 - - - 2,107,393
117 Muskegon, MI 2,061,110 290,370 290,370 - 1,770,740
118 Olympia, WA 1,996,607 131,573 5,449 126,124 1,865,034
119 Buffalo, NY 1,894,025 823,215 771,115 52,100 1,070,810
120 Helena, AR 1,810,133 - - - 1,810,133
121 San Diego, CA 1,724,493 787,589 417,913 369,676 936,904
122 Pensacola, FL 1,674,188 205,033 51,437 153,596 1,469,155
123 Stockton, CA 1,647,036 1,463,517 683,079 780,438 183,519
124 Klawock, AK 1,636,816 123,000 - 123,000 1,513,816
125 Minneapolis, MN 1,619,328 - - - 1,619,328
126 Salem, MA 1,599,442 732,107 731,900 207 867,335
127 Drummond Island, MI 1,559,995 267,613 - 267,613 1,292,382
128 Bellingham, WA 1,555,242 1,049,981 690,807 359,174 505,261
129 Searsport, ME 1,537,484 1,256,920 1,223,564 33,356 280,564
130 Georgetown, SC 1,535,040 1,464,829 1,412,793 52,036 70,211
131 Charlevoix, MI 1,528,883 75,708 - 75,708 1,453,175
132 Buffington, IN 1,499,961 - - - 1,499,961
133 Hilo, HI 1,489,206 79,138 79,138 - 1,410,068
134 Grays Harbor, WA 1,485,991 1,189,976 131 1,189,845 296,015
135 Weedon Island, FL 1,455,343 - - - 1,455,343
136 Hopewell, VA 1,362,311 522,462 48,285 474,177 839,849
137 Hempstead, NY 1,293,850 - - - 1,293,850
138 Redwood City, CA 1,293,426 696,678 346,654 350,024 596,748
139 Ketchikan, AK 1,241,301 333,357 11,809 321,548 907,944
140 Humboldt, CA 1,175,109 646,929 4,508 642,421 528,180
141 Kelleys Island, OH 1,170,252 - - - 1,170,252
142 Erie, PA 1,162,953 94,886 91,930 2,956 1,068,067
143 Bucksport, ME 1,152,571 776,823 776,823 - 375,748
144 Penn Manor, PA 1,150,602 1,020,686 987,831 32,855 129,916
145 Sacramento, CA 1,143,083 1,007,609 232,964 774,645 135,474
146 Marysville, MI 1,142,100 267,239 248,339 18,900 874,861
147 Trenton, NJ 1,124,266 - - - 1,124,266
148 Richmond, VA 1,121,156 515,267 239,219 276,048 605,889
149 Nawiliwili, Kauai, HI 1,090,722 - - - 1,090,722
150 Charlotte, FL 1,066,881 - - - 1,066,881

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