U.S. Waterborne Foreign Trade

Containerized Cargo

Top 30 U.S. Ports 

Calendar Year 2003

(In thousands of TEUs*)

 

    

Rank/Port Total Export Import 

1 Los Angeles 4,664 1,022 3,642

2 Long Beach 3,091 723 2,368

3 New York 2,803 838 1,965

4 Charleston, SC 1,250 529 721

5 Savannah 1,124 529 595

6 Norfolk 1,093 460 633

7 Oakland 1,064 548 517

8 Houston 933 483 450

9 Tacoma 931 337 594

10 Seattle 815 329 486

11 Miami 764 336 428

12 Port Everglades 423 236 187

13 Baltimore 307 115 192

14 New Orleans 237 139 98

15 Portland, OR 210 147 63

16 Wilmington, DE 195 29 166

17 San Juan 185 39 147

18 Gulfport, MS 179 71 108

19 W. Palm Beach 140 106 34

20 Jacksonville 113 72 42

21 Philadelphia 103 9 95

22 Boston 93 34 58

23 Newport News 80 32 48

24 Chester, PA 72 28 44

25 Wilmington, NC 72 28 44

26 San Diego 53 9 44

27 Freeport, TX 50 23 28

28 Richmond, VA 41 20 21

29 Honolulu 37 18 19

30 Port Bienville, MS 25 23 2

Top 30 U.S. Ports 21,148 7,312 13,836

All Other 141 77 64

Total 21,289 7,389 13,899

Top 30% of Total 99.3% 99% 99.5%

*(20-foot equivalent units) 
 

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