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www.joc.com THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 31 THE JOC TOP 25 NORTH AMERICAN CONTAINER PORTS INBOUND n Ranked by 2015 laden TEUs Leading the North America inbound container trade in 2015 were the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a combined volume of 7.6 million TEUs, declining 2.2 percent year-over-year while representing 30.3 percent of the overall North America inbound container trade. The JOC Top 25 container inbound ports in North America in 2015 represented 97.7 percent or 24.5 million TEUs of the 25 million TEUs in the total North America inbound laden container trade. The total volume of these top 25 inbound ports in 2015 increased 4.9 percent year-over-year, outpacing the 4.6 percent growth of all inbound ports in North America. Among these top 25 inbound ports in 2015, 17 were U.S. ports; four, Canada ports; and four, Mexico ports. By market share, among these top 25 inbound ports, U.S. ports led with 77.7 percent of the total North America trade, Canada held an 11.2 percent share and Mexico held an 8.8 percent share. 2015 2015 TOTAL Y-O-Y % RANK NORTH AMERICAN PORT LOCATION COAST WEBSITE MARKET SHARE 2014 2015 CHANGE 1 LOS ANGELES Calif. West www.portoflosangeles.org 15.9% 4,204,406 3,978,604 -5.4% 2 LONG BEACH Calif. West www.polb.com 14.4% 3,560,654 3,619,183 1.6% 3 NEW YORK-NEW JERSEY N.Y.-N.J. East www.panynj.gov 12.7% 2,930,451 3,189,868 8.9% 4 GEORGIA PORTS Ga. East www.gaports.com 6.4% 1,347,467 1,607,858 19.3% 5 VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA Canada West www.portmetrovancouver.com 6.2% 1,499,079 1,542,388 2.9% 6 SEATTLE-TACOMA* Wash. West www.nwseaportalliance.com 5.2% 1,240,528 1,303,009 5.0% 7 MANZANILLO Mexico West www.puertomanzanillo.com.mx 4.2% 1,024,439 1,061,201 3.6% 8 VIRGINIA PORTS Va. East www.portofvirginia.com 4.2% 982,552 1,043,810 6.2% 9 HOUSTON Texas Gulf www.portofhouston.com 3.4% 753,660 842,603 11.8% 10 SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS S.C. East www.scspa.com 3.3% 742,483 831,436 12.0% 11 OAKLAND Calif. West www.portofoakland.com 3.2% 827,427 813,924 -1.6% 12 MONTREAL, QUEBEC Canada East www.port-montreal.com 2.7% 625,141 663,814 6.2% 13 LAZARO CARDENAS Mexico West www.puertolazarocardenas.com.mx 2.0% 452,122 493,865 9.2% 14 DELAWARE RIVER PORTS** Del.- N.J.-Pa. East www.philaport.com www.portofwilmington.com 1.9% 457,077 487,752 6.7% 15 PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA Canada West www.rupertport.com 1.7% 358,902 435,908 21.5% 16 VERACRUZ Mexico Gulf www.puertodeveracruz.com.mx 1.7% 392,517 427,619 8.9% 17 MIAMI Fla. East www.miamidade.gov/portofmiami 1.6% 344,439 408,219 18.5% 18 BALTIMORE Md. East www.mpa.maryland.gov 1.5% 350,485 387,297 10.5% 19 PORT EVERGLADES Fla. East www.porteverglades.net 1.3% 336,791 320,025 -5.0% 20 JACKSONVILLE Fla. East www.jaxport.com 1.1% 263,087 270,320 2.7% 21 ALTAMIRA Mexico Gulf www.puertoaltamira.com.mx 0.9% 176,559 232,392 31.6% 22 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA*** Canada East www.portofhalifax.ca 0.6% 153,622 159,786 4.0% 23 NORTH CAROLINA PORTS N.C. East www.ncports.com 0.5% 114,561 124,698 8.8% 24 BOSTON Mass. East www.massport.com 0.5% 106,610 114,789 7.7% 25 NEW ORLEANS La. Gulf www.portno.com 0.5% 92,902 113,860 22.6% TOTAL TOP 25 PORTS IN NORTH AMERICA, INBOUND TRADE 97.7% 23,337,961 24,474,228 4.9% TOTAL U.S. PORTS IN TOP 25 77.7% 18,655,580 19,457,255 4.3% TOTAL CANADA PORTS IN TOP 25 11.2% 2,636,744 2,801,896 6.3% TOTAL MEXICO PORTS IN TOP 25 8.8% 2,045,637 2,215,077 8.3% TOTAL ALL NORTH AMERICAN PORTS, INBOUND TRADE 100.0% 23,936,825 25,046,284 4.6% TOTAL ALL U.S. PORTS 79.4% 19,164,324 19,898,706 3.8% TOTAL ALL CANADA PORTS 11.2% 2,639,571 2,803,953 6.2% TOTAL ALL MEXICO PORTS 9.4% 2,132,930 2,343,625 9.9% Ranking includes container ports in Canada, Mexico and the United States, omitting ports in U.S. territories and possessions. U.S. TEU count includes all international containerized oceanborne cargo discharging at U.S. ports. Lakes cargo data as available. *Results are combined to reflect the results of Seattle and Tacoma, members of The Northwest Seaport Alliance. **Delaware River ports include Wilmington, Delaware; Camden, Gloucester, Pennsauken, Salem, New Jersey; Chester, Marcus Hook, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ***Halifax laden volume calculated from available throughput volume and history. Compiled by Marsha Salisbury, JOC research editor, marsha.salisbury@ihs.com, 973-776-7828. Sources: Mexico — Ministry of Communications and Transportation, http://bit.ly/1Y3sC85 (preliminary); Canada — Ports, websites; U.S. — PIERS, www.piers.com, a sister product of The Journal of Commerce within IHS.

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