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Figure 7: Average Capacities of Containerships Calling at Top 25 Container Ports by TEU, 2015

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  Table label Average
1 Wilmington (NC) 3,033
2 Wilmington (DE) 1,720
3 Virginia 5,501
4 Tacoma 5,903
5 Seattle 6,336
6 Savannah 5,203
7 San Juan 1,622
8 Philadelphia 3,323
9 Oakland 6,510
10 New York and New Jersey 5,075
11 New Orleans 4,082
12 Mobile 4,775
13 Miami 3,198
14 Los Angeles 6,330
15 Long Beach 6,345
16 Juneau² -
17 Jacksonville 4,028
18 Houston 3,902
19 Honolulu 2,010
20 Everglades 2,120
21 Charleston 5,278
22 Camden-Gloucester¹ -
23 Boston 5,136
24 Baltimore 5,039
25 Anchorage 4,023

NOTES: Excludes Jones Act qualified containerships. 1=The Port of Camden-Gloucester handles containers at its break-bulk terminal. 2=The Port of Juneau handles containers on Ro/Ro vessels and barges, which are not included in the container vessel counts.

SOURCE: Maritime Administration, Vessel Calls in U.S. Ports, Selected Terminals, and Lightering Areas, 2015.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017