Leading ports in the United States in 2016, by tonnage (in million short tons)

U.S. ports by tonnage - leading ports 2016 This statistic represents a ranking of the leading U.S. ports in 2016, by tonnage in short tons. In that year, the port of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, handled approximately 43 million short tons of domestic cargo.
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PortDomesticForeign
Port of South Louisiana, LA (C)137.63124.27
Houston, TX (C)84163.99
New York, NY/NJ (C)47.2886.12
New Orleans, LA (C)48.9341.35
Beaumont, TX (C)36.2748.26
Corpus Christi, TX (C)32.5749.41
Long Beach, CA (C)10.467.41
Baton Rouge, LA (C)43.4429.56
Los Angeles, CA (C)6.3356.29
Mobile, AL (C)22.8135.22
Port of Plaquemines, LA (C)33.3223.46
Lake Charles, LA (C)26.5829.46
Port of Virginia, VA (C)5.3648.68
Ports of Cincinnati-Northern KY, OH-KY (I)43.050
Texas City, TX (C)14.4226.84
PortDomesticForeign
Port of South Louisiana, LA (C)137.63124.27
Houston, TX (C)84163.99
New York, NY/NJ (C)47.2886.12
New Orleans, LA (C)48.9341.35
Beaumont, TX (C)36.2748.26
Corpus Christi, TX (C)32.5749.41
Long Beach, CA (C)10.467.41
Baton Rouge, LA (C)43.4429.56
Los Angeles, CA (C)6.3356.29
Mobile, AL (C)22.8135.22
Port of Plaquemines, LA (C)33.3223.46
Lake Charles, LA (C)26.5829.46
Port of Virginia, VA (C)5.3648.68
Ports of Cincinnati-Northern KY, OH-KY (I)43.050
Texas City, TX (C)14.4226.84
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This statistic represents a ranking of the leading U.S. ports in 2016, by tonnage in short tons. In that year, the port of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, handled approximately 43 million short tons of domestic cargo.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
Type code depicts the location of the port as Coastal (C), Great Lakes (L) or Inland (I).
The values have been rounded.

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