2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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California and Pacific Islands

Port NameCityType of FreightTEUsVolume of Freight Tonnage
Hilo HarborHilo, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passenger47,8752,164,653
Honolulu Harbor OahuOahu, Hawaiicontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, passenger1,213,48914,785,783
Kahului HarborMaui, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passenger113,7253,670,922
Kalaeloa Barbers Point HarborOahu, Hawaiidry bulk, liquid bulkNA9,996,372
Kawaihae HarborKawaihae, Hawaiicontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulk82,8702,037,199
Nawiliwili HarborNawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaiicontainer, liquid bulk, passenger52,3741,901,676
Port of Apra HarborApra Harbor, Guamcontainer, break bulk90,9231,190,895
Port of HuenemePort Hueneme, Calif.container, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, passenger119,1701,853,096
Port of Long BeachLong Beach, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passenger7,544,50785,997,092
Port of Los AngelesLos Angelescontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passenger9,500,00065,826,557
Port of OaklandOakland, Calif.container2,550,00019,393,310
Port of Redwood CityRedwood City, Calif.container, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA2,156,950
Port of RichmondRichmond, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA27,772,571
Port of San DiegoSan Diegocontainer, automobile, passenger132,5661,522,212
Port of San FranciscoSan Franciscobreak bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passengerNA1,704,910
Port of StocktonStockton, Calif.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulkNA5,061,690
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