The total amount of containers per port includes import, export, inbound and outbound transshipment and coastal movements. Does not include rearrangement operations.
U.S. The data in this table include only loaded containers in U.S. international maritime activity. It includes U.S. imports, exports, and transshipments. Therefore, the trade levels will be greater than those reported from U.S. international trade statistics, which exclude transshipments. The data in this table exclude postal and military shipments. The data include government and non-government shipments by vessel into and out of U.S. foreign trade zones, the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data exclude shipments between the 50 states and Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands. Data are collected from the Port Import Exporting Reporting Service (PIERS) vessel manifests and bills of lading.