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Table 3-7: Top 30 U.S. Containership Ports: 2013

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(Thousands of TEUs)

Port Rank Total Export Import
Los Angeles, CA 1 5,662 1,737 3,925
Long Beach, CA 2 4,963 1,518 3,445
New York, NY 3 4,197 1410 2,788
Savannah, GA 4 2,363 1218 1146
Norfolk, VA 5 1,834 934 900
Oakland, CA 6 1,608 836 772
Houston, TX 7 1,572 917 655
Charleston, SC 8 1,292 626 666
Tacoma, WA 9 1,263 530 733
Seattle, WA 10 999 454 545
Jacksonville, FL 11 753 513 240
Miami, FL 12 711 360 352
Port Everglades, FL 13 695 386 309
Baltimore, MD 14 536 202 334
New Orleans, LA 15 301 220 81
Philadelphia, PA 16 281 94 187
Wilmington, NC 17 220 114 106
Wilmington, DE 18 194 27 167
San Juan, PR 19 185 22 162
Gulfport, MS 20 171 74 97
Mobile, AL 21 170 101 69
Boston, MA 22 161 64 97
West Palm Beach, FL 23 153 124 29
Portland, OR 24 144 71 73
Freeport, TX 25 74 27 47
Chester, PA 26 67 25 42
Honolulu, HI 27 60 40 20
Port Hueneme, CA 28 54 4 49
Pensauken, NJ 29 53 38 15
San Diego, CA 30 51 2 48
Top 30 ports, total   30,786 12,687 18,099
United States, all ports1   30,926 12,748 18,178
Top 30 ports as percent of U.S. total   99.5 99.5 99.6

1Includes Puerto Rico.

KEY: TEUs = twenty-foot equivalent units.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, U.S. Waterborne Foreign Container Trade by U.S. Custom Ports, available at www.marad.dot.gov/library_landing_page/data_and_statistics/Data_and_Stat... as of July 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017