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Figure 3-15. Top 25 Water Ports by Weight: 2005 (Million Short Tons)

The top 25 water ports handle about two-thirds of the weight of all foreign and domestic goods moved by water. These goods are primarily bulk commodities such as coal, crude petroleum, and grain.

See paragraph above and table below for explanation of Figure 3-15

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Data represented in the figure
Table in Excel format | Historical data

empty Cell Imports Exports Domestic Total
South Louisiana, LA43.551.1117.7212.2
Houston, TX103.241.966.6211.7
New York, NY and NJ76.611.264.3152.1
Huntington, WV-KY-OH0.00.083.983.9
Long Beach, CA44.518.816.679.9
Beaumont, TX55.54.618.878.9
Corpus Christi, TX45.48.423.877.6
New Orleans, LA21.311.832.865.9
Baton Rouge, LA17.64.836.959.3
Texas City, TX38.05.514.457.8
Mobile, AL21.210.226.357.7
Los Angeles, CA34.
Lake Charles, LA27.15.020.652.7
Tampa, FL11.88.329.149.2
Plaquemines, LA8.07.931.947.9
Duluth-Superior, MN-WI0.614.030.244.7
Valdez, AK0.00.044.444.4
Baltimore, MD21.56.715.944.1
Pittsburgh, PA0.00.043.643.6
Philadelphia, PA25.90.313.139.4
Norfolk Harbor, VA8.617.98.835.3
Freeport, TX25.
Paulsboro, NJ18.10.213.732.1
St. Louis, MO-IL0.00.030.330.3

Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2004 Waterborne Commerce of the United States, Part 5, National Summaries (New Orleans, LA: 2006), table 5-2.

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