The top 25 dry bulk ports handled a total of 672
million tons of cargo, accounting for 70.4 percent of the dry bulk tons handled
by the top 100 ranked dry bulk ports. The top 100 ports account for 94.2
percent of total dry bulk tonnage
handled by U.S. ports. The port of South Louisiana
remained in the top spot and handled by far the greatest volume of dry bulk
cargo, more than 3 and 4 times, respectively, than the amount handled by the next
ports on the list—the ports of New Orleans and the Plaquemines.