Top 10 U.S. Water Ports: 2017

By Short Tons
Port 16-'17
Change
Port of South Louisiana, LA 5.0%
Houston, TX 4.9%
New York/New Jersey 1.9%
New Orleans, LA 6.7%
Beaumont, TX 5.8%
Corpus Christi, TX 6.5%
Long Beach, CA 10.5%
Baton Rouge, LA 5.5%
Port of Virginia, VA 24.4%
Los Angeles, CA 5.1%
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By Container TEUs
Port 16-'17
Change
Los Angeles, CA 4.7%
Long Beach, CA 3.7%
New York/New Jersey 5.6%
Savannah, GA 9.2%
Port of Virginia, VA 4.6%
Houston, TX 10.8%
Oakland, CA -3.4%
Charleston, SC 6.6%
Tacoma, WA -16.5%
Seattle, WA -4.3%
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Notes:

Includes domestic and foreign waterborne trade. Excludes foreign empty TEUs.

TEU = twenty-foot equivalent unit.

Sources:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, available at http://www.navigationdatacenter.us/.

Last Updated: November 2018