Table 1-8
U.S. Cargo transiting the Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean by Origin and Destination, FY2007 (long tons)

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From East Coast of the United States: To: West Coast of the United States To: West Coast Canada Total To: West Coast Central America
Alaska Hawaii Mainland Total Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Mexico Nicaragua Panama Other Central America 1 Balboa, RP 2 Total
North Atlantic ports 0 0 12,205 12,205 0 0 14,805 285 107,721 130 0 0 101,829 224,770
South Atlantic ports 0 12,032 71,233 83,265 321 63,654 28,953 92,317 70,017 21,532 0 0 227,100 503,573
Great Lakes ports 0 0 10,454 10,454 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 884 884
Gulf ports 487 1,569 831,462 833,518 29,803 1,441,939 1,948,874 1,150,270 436,458 975,883 262,344 66,019 720,335 7,002,123
United States (Other) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total U.S. 487 13,601 925,354 939,442 30,125 1,505,593 1,992,632 1,242,873 614,196 997,545 262,344 66,019 1,050,148 7,731,350

From East Coast of the United States: To: West Coast South America To: Oceania
Chile Colombia Ecuador Peru Other South America 1 Total Australia French Oceania New Zealand Other Oceania 1 Total
North Atlantic ports 643,688 28,801 158,628 123,039 0 954,156 61,428 0 8,616 3,126 73,170
South Atlantic ports 463,226 170,006 394,762 323,887 0 1,351,881 582,988 0 104,933 84,623 772,544
Great Lakes ports 5,058 520 262 5,653 0 11,494 104,341 0 49,798 52 154,191
Gulf ports 3,029,246 1,832,271 2,074,295 2,106,883 0 9,042,695 176,501 0 32,556 986 210,043
United States (Other) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total U.S. 4,141,218 2,031,598 2,627,948 2,559,462 0 11,360,226 925,258 0 195,903 88,787 1,209,948

From East Coast of the United States: To: Asia Grand Total
China (inc. Hong Kong) Taiwan Indonesia Japan Philippine Islands Singapore South Korea Thailand Russian Other Asia 1 Total
North Atlantic ports 2,933,990 582,418 10,332 359,489 7,158 2,970 507,423 13,042 150 11,747 4,428,720 5,693,021
South Atlantic ports 3,952,815 709,713 15,974 2,057,113 25,966 54,283 1,245,875 27,932 656 39,376 8,129,702 10,841,286
Great Lakes ports 16,271 34,378 0 37,212 0 0 2,537 0 0 34 90,432 267,454
Gulf ports 6,261,075 1,134,404 39,625 18,493,233 100,358 425,971 5,132,201 100,527   60,383 31,747,777 48,865,960
United States (Other) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total U.S. 13,164,152 2,460,913 65,931 20,947,047 133,482 483,224 6,888,036 141,501 806 111,539 44,396,631 65,667,721

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), derived from data published by the Office of Market Research and Analysis, Panama Canal Authority, available at www.pancanal.com/eng/maritime/reports/table08.pdf as of Mar. 4, 2008.

Long ton-a measure of weight equal to 2,240 pounds or 1,016 kilograms.

1 Includes cargo not routed to permit segregation between specific countries.

2 Includes both local and transshipped cargo.

3 Totals do not include cargo from countries with the same coast.




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