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Tonnage of Top 50 U.S. Water Ports, Ranked by Total Tons

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In summarizing the domestic commerce certain movements are excluded: Cargo carried on general ferries; coal and petroleum products loaded from shore facilities directly into bunkers of vessels for fuel; and insignificant amounts of government materials (less than 100 tons) moved on government owned equipment in support of Corps projects.

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.


KEY: N = data does not exist; NA = not applicable.

a Tonnage totals include both domestic and foreign waterborne trade.

b Data for 2014 and 2005 are based on the top 50 water ports in 2014 and 2005, and are not a summation of the numbers in the table.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States, Part 5, National Summaries (New Orleans, LA: Annual Issues), tables 1-1, and 5-2, available at as of Apr. 25, 2018.