United States container ports

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Busiest container ports in the United States by TEU throughput
East Coast seaport calls by vessel type
Container ship routes to America from Asian Pacific

The United States has more than 20 container ports around its coastline.

West Coast[edit]

Container port draft depths and air drafts
Port Draft depth' Air draft'
Port of Seattle 50 Unlimited
Port of Tacoma >50 Unlimited
Port of Portland 40 196
Port of Oakland 50 190
Port of San Francisco 50 220
Port of Los Angeles >52 Unlimited
Long Beach >50 Unlimited

Gulf of Mexico[edit]

Container port draft depths and air drafts
Port Draft depth' Air draft'
Port of Houston 45 Unlimited
Port of New Orleans 45 170
Port of Gulfport 39 Unlimited
Port of Mobile 45 Unlimited

East Coast[edit]

Container port draft depths and air drafts
Port Draft depth' Air draft'
Port of Miami 50 Unlimited
Port Everglades 43 Unlimited
Port of Palm Beach 36 Unlimited
Port of Jacksonville 40 175
Port of Savannah 42 185
Port of Charleston 45 186
Port of Wilmington (North Carolina) 42 Unlimited
Norfolk International Terminals 50 Unlimited
Port of Baltimore 50 185
Port of Wilmington (Delaware) 38 188[1]
Port of Philadelphia 45 188[1]
Port of Camden 45 150[1]
Port Newark–Elizabeth Marine Terminal 50 215
Port of New York and New Jersey 50 228
Port Jersey 50 228
Port of Boston 40 Unlimited

Dredging of east coast ports are under way[2] because of the New Panama Canal expansion and the expectation of larger container ships.

The Jasper Ocean Terminal is a planned container terminal to be built on the Savannah River upriver from Savannah, GA that is expected to begin operations in the mid 2020s.[3]

See also[edit]

Container ports by TEU throughput in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bridges and Cables" (PDF). Moran Shipping. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  2. ^ Brennan, Morgan (7 August 2015). "Ports: What's bad for West Coast is good for East".
  3. ^ "Jasper Ocean Terminal plans on fast track". Business in Savannah. May 2, 2016. Retrieved January 23, 2017.

External links[edit]

Media related to Container terminals in the United States at Wikimedia Commons