JAXPORT: How do we Rank?

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The Port of Jacksonville has recently announced two major shipping deals that will allow containers to arrive directly from Asia. Will Jacksonville overtake other ports for a top spot, or will other cities expand just as aggressively?



JAXPORT container volume growth from 1982 to 2006.

How does Jacksonville compare to other ports in total tonnage?†

Total Tonnage

1South Louisiana, LA212,245,241
2†Houston, TX211,665,685
3New York/New Jersey152,131,674
4Huntington - Tristate83,888,903
5Long Beach, CA79,857,710
6Beaumont, TX78,886,680
7Corpus Christi, TX77,646,945
8New Orleans, LA65,875,811
9Baton Rouge, LA59,293,661
10Texas City, TX57,839,378
11Mobile, AL57,664,833
12Los Angeles, CA54,894,373
13Lake Charles, LA52,724,998
14Tampa, FL49,173,959
15Hampton Roads, VA48,952,650
16Plaquemines, LA47,871,813
17Duluth-Superior, MN and WI44,721,871
18Valdez, AK44,447,765
19Baltimore, MD44,112,795
20Pittsburgh, PA43,624,268
21Philadelphia, PA39,364,692
22Freeport, TX33,601,511
23Paulsboro, NJ32,071,989
24St. Louis, MO and IL30,346,537
25Savannah, GA30,114,350
26Pascagoula, MS29,323,586
27Portland, ME29,285,943
28Tacoma, WA28,288,564
29Portland, OR28,126,716
30Seattle, WA28,081,137
31Port Arthur, TX26,384,712
32Chicago, IL25,820,513
33Charleston, SC25,438,931
34Port Everglades, FL24,684,203
35Richmond, CA24,513,396
36Boston, MA22,377,751
37Jacksonville, FL21,777,486
38Honolulu, HI20,393,710
39Marcus Hook, PA20,254,946
40Detroit, MI17,447,534
41Memphis, TN17,094,876
42Oakland, CA16,626,629
43Anacortes, WA15,776,543
44Cincinnati, OH14,586,704
45Indiana Harbor, IN14,120,157
46Cleveland, OH13,640,966
47San Juan, PR13,364,914
48Port Lavaca/Point Comfort, TX11,607,497
49Presque Isle, MI10,982,803
50Two Harbors, MN10,958,981
51New Haven, CT10,931,485
52Toledo, OH10,504,182
53Kalama, WA10,317,720
54Providence, RI10,044,841
55Burns Waterway Harbor, IN9,811,517
56New Castle, DE9,793,786
57Ashtabula, OH9,714,078
58Miami, FL9,048,291
59Louisville, KY8,502,695
60Wilmington, DE8,445,304
61Wilmington, NC8,041,599
62Galveston, TX8,008,106
63Camden-Gloucester, NJ7,731,677
64Nikishka, AK7,461,908
65Conneaut, OH7,405,055
66Gary, IN7,303,431
67Calcite, MI7,287,795
68Albany, NY7,249,629
69Stoneport, MI6,785,289
70Barbers Point, Oahu, HI6,343,526
71Vancouver, WA6,266,231
72Mount Vernon, IN5,845,826
73Bridgeport, CT5,482,056
74Portsmouth, NH5,254,160
75Longview, WA5,177,663
76Silver Bay, MN5,176,524
77Brownsville, TX5,104,617
78Escanaba, MI5,072,870
79St. Paul, MN4,998,202
80Port Inland, MI4,945,811
81Port Canaveral, FL4,943,686
82Port Manatee, FL4,469,628
83Nashville, TN4,453,918
84Marine City, MI4,224,507
85St. Clair, MI4,151,016
86Kahului, Maui, HI4,132,492
87Vicksburg, MS4,056,528
88Port Dolomite, MI3,986,607
89Palm Beach, FL3,965,400
90Morehead City, NC3,953,663
91Milwaukee, WI3,805,279
92Sandusky, OH3,555,318
93Anchorage, AK3,527,469
94Marblehead, OH3,496,293
95Kansas City, MO3,280,089
96Alpena, MI3,229,122
97Victoria, TX3,224,397
98San Diego, CA3,218,394
99Fall River, MA3,156,767
100Panama City, FL3,152,547
101Lorain, OH3,054,907
102Kivilina, AK2,779,522
103Green Bay, WI2,728,126
104Stockton, CA2,643,331
105Ponce, PR2,607,839
106Chattanooga, TN2,600,499
107Greenville, MS2,528,389
108Taconite, MN2,507,634
109Penn Manor, PA2,501,285
110Fairport Harbor, OH2,451,604
111Brunswick, GA2,346,717
112Everett, WA2,318,054
113San Francisco, CA2,302,593
114Coos Bay, OR2,244,032
115Kawaihae Harbor, HI2,216,989
116Chester, PA2,117,773
117Muskegon, MI2,063,473
118Hilo, HI1,995,503
119Nawiliwili, Kauai, HI1,977,365
120Searsport, ME1,964,625
121Port Angeles, WA1,852,815
122Guntersville, AL1,840,087
123Richmond, VA1,827,016
124Gulfport, MS1,780,096
125Tulsa, Port of Catoosa, OK1,751,712
126Grays Harbor, WA1,669,934
127Buffalo, NY1,611,346
128Port Hueneme, CA1,610,583
129Monroe, MI1,586,762
130Grand Haven, MI1,475,201
131Drummond Island, MI1,459,794
132Olympia, WA1,459,748
133Biloxi, MS1,451,706
134Helena, AR1,314,139
135Salem, MA1,312,760
136Redwood City, CA1,306,121
137Charlevoix, MI1,294,599
138Pensacola, FL1,285,127
139Marysville, MI1,258,790
140Buffington, IN1,156,798
141Marquette, MI1,121,206
142Trenton, NJ1,089,387
143Erie, PA1,065,659
144Humboldt, CA1,062,883
145Huron, OH1,031,896
146Hopewell, VA1,007,278
147Hempstead, NY928,398
148Minneapolis, MN927,499
149Port Jefferson, NY921,356

How does Jacksonville compare to other ports in volume of containers?†

Total Container Traffic in TEU's

Los Angeles8,469,853
Long Beach7,289,365
New York/New Jersey5,092,806
Oakland2,390,262
Savannah2,160,168
Tacoma†2,067,186
Hampton Roads2,046,285
Seattle1,987,360
Charleston†1,968,474
San Juan (FY)†1,729,294
Houston1,606,360
Honolulu (FY)1,113,789
Miami (FY)†† 976,514
Port Everglades (FY)864,030
Jacksonville (FY)768,239
Baltimore627,947
Anchorage485,760
Wilmington(DE)262,856
Philadelphia247,211
Palm Beach (FY)244,004
Portland(OR)214,484
Boston200,113
Gulfport197,428
Wilmington(NC)177,634
New Orleans (a)175,957
Apra (GUAM)144,194
Kahului (FY)140,147
San Diego103,058
Kawaihae (FY)102,897
Mobile (b)80,051
Freeport73,614
Hilo (FY)64,499
Nawiliwili (FY)58,593
Panama City57,480
Richmond(VA)41,933
Fernandina35,164
Hueneme31,527
Everett13,084
Galveston10,755
Lake Charles5,535
Manatee5,418
Barbers Point (FY)3,679
Kaunakakai (FY)2,984
Portland(ME)2,218
Greater Baton Rouge1,826
Canaveral1,048
Albany510
Vancouver(WA)197