Inland port

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An inland port is a port on an inland waterway, such as a river, lake, or canal, which may or may not be connected to the sea. The term "inland port" is also used to refer to a dry port, which is an inland extension of a seaport, usually connected by rail to the docks. This article covers only ports that are covered by the first definition.

Port maritime commercial facility

A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo. Although usually situated on a sea coast or estuary, some ports, such as Hamburg, Manchester and Duluth, are many miles inland, with access from the sea via river or canal.

Waterway Any navigable body of water

A waterway is any navigable body of water. Broad distinctions are useful to avoid ambiguity, and disambiguation will be of varying importance depending on the nuance of the equivalent word in other languages. A first distinction is necessary between maritime shipping routes and waterways used by inland water craft. Maritime shipping routes cross oceans and seas, and some lakes, where navigability is assumed, and no engineering is required, except to provide the draft for deep-sea shipping to approach seaports (channels), or to provide a short cut across an isthmus; this is the function of ship canals. Dredged channels in the sea are not usually described as waterways. There is an exception to this initial distinction, essentially for legal purposes, see under international waters.

River Natural flowing watercourse

A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water. Small rivers can be referred to using names such as stream, creek, brook, rivulet, and rill. There are no official definitions for the generic term river as applied to geographic features, although in some countries or communities a stream is defined by its size. Many names for small rivers are specific to geographic location; examples are "run" in some parts of the United States, "burn" in Scotland and northeast England, and "beck" in northern England. Sometimes a river is defined as being larger than a creek, but not always: the language is vague.

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers publishes a list of such locations and for this purpose states that "inland ports" are ports that are located on rivers and do not handle deep draft ship traffic. The list includes familiar ports such as St. Louis, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, and Memphis. A dense network of inland waterways including ports exists also in Europe (France, Germany, Poland, Russia, the United Kingdom and the Benelux countries), as well as in China and Brazil.

United States Army Corps of Engineers federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies. Although generally associated with dams, canals and flood protection in the United States, USACE is involved in a wide range of public works throughout the world. The Corps of Engineers provides outdoor recreation opportunities to the public, and provides 24% of U.S. hydropower capacity.

Draft (hull) the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel)

The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained. Draft determines the minimum depth of water a ship or boat can safely navigate. The draft can also be used to determine the weight of the cargo on board by calculating the total displacement of water and then using Archimedes' principle. A table made by the shipyard shows the water displacement for each draft. The density of the water and the content of the ship's bunkers has to be taken into account. The closely related term "trim" is defined as the difference between the forward and aft drafts.

Kansas City, Missouri City in western Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 488,943 in 2017, making it the 37th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon after.

Port of Montreal, Canada's second busiest port Montreal Panorama II.jpg
Port of Montreal, Canada's second busiest port

List of inland waterway ports

Africa

Republic of the Congo republic in Central Africa

The Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, the Congo Republic or simply the Congo, is a country located in the western coast of Central Africa. It is bordered by five countries: Gabon to its west; Cameroon to its northwest and the Central African Republic to its northeast; the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southeast and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda to its south; and the Atlantic Ocean to its southwest.

Brazzaville Place in Republic of the Congo

Brazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo. Constituting the financial and administrative centre of the country, it is located on the north side of the Congo River, opposite Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The population of the capital is estimated to exceed 1.8 million residents, comprising more than a third of the national populace, 40% of whom are employed in non-agricultural professions. During World War II, Brazzaville was also the capital of Free France between 1940 and 1942.

Egypt Country spanning North Africa and Southwest Asia

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, across the Red Sea lies Saudi Arabia, and across the Mediterranean lie Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, although none share a land border with Egypt.

Asia

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country as well as the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Varanasi Multi-Modal Terminal or Varanasi Port is a Inland river port situated in the city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The port is located on the Ganges river. This port is built under the government's Jal Marg Vikas project. The port has provided a direct link with the Port of Kolkata and Haldia Port.

Uttar Pradesh State in India

Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. With over 200 million inhabitants, it is the most populous state in India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh during British rule, and was renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. The state is divided into 18 divisions and 75 districts with the capital being Lucknow. The main ethnic group is the Hindavi people, forming the demographic plurality. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand, was carved out from the state's Himalayan hill region. The two major rivers of the state, the Ganga and Yamuna, join at Allahabad (Prayagraj) and then flow as the Ganga further east. Hindi is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

Europe

Duisburg Inner Harbour, the world's largest inland port Harbor Ruhrort.jpg
Duisburg Inner Harbour, the world's largest inland port
Port of Bratislava at night Bratislava Main Port.jpg
Port of Bratislava at night
North River Port in Moscow North River Port.JPG
North River Port in Moscow
Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

Duisburg Place in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Duisburg is a city of about 500,000 inhabitants in Germany’s Rhineland, at the confluence of the Rhine and the Ruhr. In medieval times, it was a member of the powerful Hanseatic League, and later became a major centre of iron, steel, and chemicals. For this reason, it was heavily bombed in World War II. Today it boasts the world's largest inland port, with 21 docks and 40 kilometres of wharf. The city supports a large Turkish community.

Dortmund Port architectural structure

Construction on Dortmund's port which terminates the Dortmund-Ems Canal connecting Dortmund to the North Sea started in 1895. It was opened 1899 by Kaiser Wilhelm. At the beginning of the 20th century it was mainly used for the import and export of wheat, coal and ore. The port was expanded in the 1920s and 1930s by adding new docks as well as on the administrative infrastructure. Today Dortmund Port is the biggest European canal port with 10 docks and a pier length of 11 km.

North America

Great Lakes

Canada
Port of / deProv.Water bodyCoords.WebsiteFeatures & notes [18]
Oshawa ON Lake Ontario 43°53′N78°52′W / 43.89°N 78.86°W / 43.89; -78.86 (Oshawa)
Toronto ON Lake Ontario196n. mi. L [19] 43°40′01″N79°25′01″W / 43.667°N 79.417°W / 43.667; -79.417 (Toronto) torontoport.com CA rank: 16
Hamilton ON Lake Ontario 43°16′N79°51′W / 43.26°N 79.85°W / 43.26; -79.85 (Hamilton) hamiltonport.ca CA rank: 8
Windsor ON Detroit River 42°17′N83°05′W / 42.29°N 83.09°W / 42.29; -83.09 (Windsor) portwindsor.com CA rank: 11
Sarnia ON St. Clair River 42°58′01″N82°24′00″W / 42.967°N 82.4°W / 42.967; -82.4 (Sarnia)
Goderich ON Lake Huron 43°43′59″N81°42′00″W / 43.733°N 81.7°W / 43.733; -81.7 (Goderich)
Sault Ste. Marie ON Lake Superior 46°32′N84°21′W / 46.53°N 84.35°W / 46.53; -84.35 (Sault Ste. Marie)
Thunder Bay ON Lake Superior 48°25′N89°17′W / 48.42°N 89.28°W / 48.42; -89.28 (Thunder Bay) Thunder Bay Port Authority CA rank: 9
Kingston ON Lake Ontario / Saint Lawrence River
Nanticoke ON Lake Erie
United States
Port ofStateWater bodyCoords.WebsiteFeatures & notes [20]
Oswego NY Lake Ontario 43°27′29″N76°30′11″W / 43.458°N 76.503°W / 43.458; -76.503 (Oswego)
Buffalo NY Lake Erie 42°52′41″N78°53′42″W / 42.878°N 78.895°W / 42.878; -78.895 (Buffalo) portofbuffalo.com US rank: 125
Erie PA Lake Erie283n. mi. L [19] 42°09′07″N80°04′05″W / 42.152°N 80.068°W / 42.152; -80.068 (Erie)
Conneaut OH Lake Erie 41°58′01″N80°32′56″W / 41.967°N 80.549°W / 41.967; -80.549 (Conneaut) US rank: 79
Ashtabula OH Lake Erie 41°55′08″N80°47′31″W / 41.919°N 80.792°W / 41.919; -80.792 (Ashtabula) US rank: 64
Fairport Harbor OH Lake Erie 41°46′01″N81°17′38″W / 41.767°N 81.294°W / 41.767; -81.294 (Fairport Harbor) US rank: 116
Cleveland OH Lake Erie 41°28′44″N81°40′19″W / 41.479°N 81.672°W / 41.479; -81.672 (Cleveland) portofcleveland.com Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, US rank: 47
Lorain OH Lake Erie 41°28′55″N82°11′42″W / 41.482°N 82.195°W / 41.482; -82.195 (Lorain) US rank: 143
Huron OH Lake Erie 41°24′18″N82°32′38″W / 41.405°N 82.544°W / 41.405; -82.544 (Huron) US rank: 149
Sandusky OH Lake Erie 41°28′12″N82°42′43″W / 41.47°N 82.712°W / 41.47; -82.712 (Sandusky) US rank: 98
Marblehead OH Lake Erie 41°31′48″N82°42′32″W / 41.53°N 82.709°W / 41.53; -82.709 (Marblehead, Ohio) US rank: 91
Toledo OH Lake Erie 41°39′47″N83°30′29″W / 41.663°N 83.508°W / 41.663; -83.508 (Toledo) toledoportauthority.org Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, US rank: 48
Monroe MI Lake Erie 41°54′54″N83°23′28″W / 41.915°N 83.391°W / 41.915; -83.391 (Monroe) US rank: 96
Detroit MI Detroit River 42°16′08″N83°06′36″W / 42.269°N 83.11°W / 42.269; -83.11 (Detroit) portdetroit.com Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority, US rank: 42
Marine City MI St. Clair River 42°42′54″N82°30′07″W / 42.715°N 82.502°W / 42.715; -82.502 (Marine City)
St. Clair MI St. Clair River 42°49′37″N82°29′38″W / 42.827°N 82.494°W / 42.827; -82.494 (St. Clair) US rank: 57
Marysville MI St. Clair River 42°49′37″N82°28′52″W / 42.827°N 82.481°W / 42.827; -82.481 (Marysville)
Alpena MI Lake Huron 45°03′22″N83°25′19″W / 45.056°N 83.422°W / 45.056; -83.422 (Alpena) US rank: 100
Stoneport Harbor MI Lake Huron 45°16′52″N83°28′12″W / 45.281°N 83.47°W / 45.281; -83.47 (Stoneport Harbor) US rank: 68
Port Calcite MI Lake Huron 45°23′35″N83°46′34″W / 45.393°N 83.776°W / 45.393; -83.776 (Port Calcite) US rank: 73
Charlevoix MI Lake Michigan 45°18′47″N85°14′35″W / 45.313°N 85.243°W / 45.313; -85.243 (Charlevoix)
Manistee MI Lake Michigan 44°15′04″N86°20′38″W / 44.251°N 86.344°W / 44.251; -86.344 (Manistee)
Muskegon MI Lake Michigan 43°11′42″N86°21′00″W / 43.195°N 86.35°W / 43.195; -86.35 (Muskegon) US rank: 117
Grand Haven MI Lake Michigan 43°04′01″N86°14′10″W / 43.067°N 86.236°W / 43.067; -86.236 (Grand Haven) US rank: 145
Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor IN Lake Michigan 41°38′35″N87°09′18″W / 41.643°N 87.155°W / 41.643; -87.155 (Burns Waterway Harbor) portsofindiana.com/burns_harbor US rank: 67
Gary IN Lake Michigan 41°36′43″N87°19′30″W / 41.612°N 87.325°W / 41.612; -87.325 (Gary) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District US rank: 58
Buffington IN Lake Michigan 41°38′42″N87°24′58″W / 41.645°N 87.416°W / 41.645; -87.416 (Buffington) US rank: 128
Indiana Harbor IN Lake Michigan 41°40′34″N87°26′42″W / 41.676°N 87.445°W / 41.676; -87.445 (Indiana Harbor) US rank: 49
Chicago IL Lake Michigan 41°53′13″N87°38′17″W / 41.887°N 87.638°W / 41.887; -87.638 (Chicago) theportofchicago.com US rank: 36
Milwaukee WI Lake Michigan 42°59′17″N87°54′00″W / 42.988°N 87.9°W / 42.988; -87.9 (Milwaukee) www.port.mil.wi.us milwaukee.gov US rank: 95
Green Bay WI Lake Michigan 44°30′58″N88°01′05″W / 44.516°N 88.018°W / 44.516; -88.018 (Green Bay) portofgreenbay.com US rank: 108
Escanaba MI Lake Michigan 45°44′02″N87°01′30″W / 45.734°N 87.025°W / 45.734; -87.025 (Escanaba) US rank: 75
Port Inland MI Lake Michigan 45°57′18″N85°51′47″W / 45.955°N 85.863°W / 45.955; -85.863 (Port Inland) US rank: 76
Port Dolomite MI Lake Huron 45°59′06″N84°16′30″W / 45.985°N 84.275°W / 45.985; -84.275 (Port Dolomite) US rank: 83
Drummond Island MI St Marys River 45°59′31″N83°53′10″W / 45.992°N 83.886°W / 45.992; -83.886 (Drummond Island) US rank: 130
Marquette MI Lake Superior 46°30′40″N87°17′13″W / 46.511°N 87.287°W / 46.511; -87.287 (Marquette) US rank: 13
Presque Isle Harbor MI Lake Superior 46°34′37″N87°23′06″W / 46.577°N 87.385°W / 46.577; -87.385 (Presque Isle) US rank: 54
Twin Ports of Duluth-Superior MN, WI Lake Superior 46°46′41″N92°05′46″W / 46.778°N 92.096°W / 46.778; -92.096 (Duluth–Superior) duluthport.com US rank: 18
Two Harbors MN Lake Superior 47°00′14″N91°39′47″W / 47.004°N 91.663°W / 47.004; -91.663 (Two Harbors) US rank: 41
Silver Bay MN Lake Superior 47°17′02″N91°16′34″W / 47.284°N 91.276°W / 47.284; -91.276 (Silver Bay) US rank: 65
Taconite MN Lake Superior 47°31′23″N90°55′44″W / 47.523°N 90.929°W / 47.523; -90.929 (Taconite)
Sault Ste. Marie MI St. Marys River

Rivers and inland

Canada
Port of / deProv.Water bodyCoords.WebsiteFeatures & notes [18]
Port-Cartier QC St Lawrence River 49°57′00″N66°58′01″W / 49.95°N 66.967°W / 49.95; -66.967 (Port-Cartier) qcmines.com
Baie-Comeau QC St Lawrence River 49°14′20″N68°07′44″W / 49.239°N 68.129°W / 49.239; -68.129 (Baie-Comeau) tc.gc.ca
Saguenay QC St Lawrence River 48°24′07″N70°49′55″W / 48.402°N 70.832°W / 48.402; -70.832 (Saguenay) CA rank: 18
Québec QC St Lawrence River 46°48′47″N71°13′08″W / 46.813°N 71.219°W / 46.813; -71.219 (Québec) portquebec.ca CA rank: 5
Trois-Rivières QC St Lawrence River 46°21′N72°33′W / 46.35°N 72.55°W / 46.35; -72.55 (Trois-Rivières) porttr.com CA rank: 15
Montréal QC St Lawrence Seaway, St Lawrence River 0n. mi. L [19] 1000 n. mi. to deep water 45°30′32″N73°33′14″W / 45.509°N 73.554°W / 45.509; -73.554 (Montréal) port-montreal.com CA rank: 4
United States
Port ofStateWater bodyCoords.WebsiteFeatures & notes [20]
Minneapolis MNupper Mississippi River, 839 mi. R [21] 44°59′38″N93°16′26″W / 44.994°N 93.274°W / 44.994; -93.274 (Minneapolis) Closed [22]
St. Paul MNupper Mississippi River, 839 mi. L [21] 44°57′07″N93°03′43″W / 44.952°N 93.062°W / 44.952; -93.062 (St. Paul) US rank: 74
Rock Island ILupper Mississippi River, 483 mi. L [21] 41°29′20″N90°34′01″W / 41.489°N 90.567°W / 41.489; -90.567 (Rock Island)
St. Louis and East St. Louis MO, ILupper Mississippi River 180 mi. R, [21] Missouri River 0 mi. R [23] 38°34′N90°14′W / 38.57°N 90.23°W / 38.57; -90.23 (St. Louis) missouriports.org US rank: 24
Cairo IL Mississippi River lower 954 mi. L, [24] upper 0 mi. L; [21] Ohio River981 mi. R [25] 37°00′47″N89°10′01″W / 37.013°N 89.167°W / 37.013; -89.167 (Cairo)
Memphis TN Mississippi River, 735 mi. L [24] 35°10′55″N90°03′43″W / 35.182°N 90.062°W / 35.182; -90.062 (Memphis) portofmemphis.com US rank: 45
Helena AR Mississippi River, 663 mi. R [24] 34°31′19″N90°34′59″W / 34.522°N 90.583°W / 34.522; -90.583 (Helena) US rank: 120
Greenville MS Mississippi River, 532 mi. R [24] 33°21′32″N91°07′37″W / 33.359°N 91.127°W / 33.359; -91.127 (Greenville) US rank: 90
Vicksburg MS Mississippi River, 436 mi. L [24] 32°20′06″N90°54′04″W / 32.335°N 90.901°W / 32.335; -90.901 (Vicksburg) US rank: 81
Natchez MS Mississippi River, 363 mi. L [24] 31°33′14″N91°23′17″W / 31.554°N 91.388°W / 31.554; -91.388 (Natchez)
Baton Rouge LA Mississippi River, 228 mi. R [24] 30°25′23″N91°11′56″W / 30.423°N 91.199°W / 30.423; -91.199 (Baton Rouge) portgbr.com US rank: 14
New Orleans LA Mississippi River, 103 mi. L [24] 29°54′50″N90°05′06″W / 29.914°N 90.085°W / 29.914; -90.085 (New Orleans) portno.com US rank: 7 [26]
Sioux City IA Missouri River, 732 mi. L [23] 42°29′20″N96°25′05″W / 42.489°N 96.418°W / 42.489; -96.418 (Sioux City) [27]
Kansas City MO Missouri River, 370 mi. R [23] 39°06′54″N94°36′29″W / 39.115°N 94.608°W / 39.115; -94.608 (Kansas City) kcportauthority.com US rank: 52 [27]
Pittsburgh PA Allegheny, Monongahela, Ohio rivers, 0 mi. [25] 40°26′31″N80°00′58″W / 40.442°N 80.016°W / 40.442; -80.016 (Pittsburgh) port.pittsburgh.pa.us US rank: 22 [27]
Huntington WV, KY, OH Ohio River, 309 mi. L, elev. 515 ft. [25] 38°26′02″N82°25′12″W / 38.434°N 82.42°W / 38.434; -82.42 (Huntington) US rank: 10 [27]
Cincinnati OH Ohio River, 472 mi. R [25] 39°05′38″N84°30′18″W / 39.094°N 84.505°W / 39.094; -84.505 (Cincinnati) US rank: 43 [27]
Louisville KY Ohio River, 604 mi. L [25] 38°15′50″N85°45′40″W / 38.264°N 85.761°W / 38.264; -85.761 (Louisville) US rank: 66 [27]
Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville IN Ohio River portsofindiana.com/jeffersonville
Tell City Riverport IN Ohio River, 727 mi. R [25] 37°56′17″N86°46′05″W / 37.938°N 86.768°W / 37.938; -86.768 (Tell City) www.pcrailport.net
Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon IN Ohio River, 829 mi. R [25] 37°55′19″N87°52′30″W / 37.922°N 87.875°W / 37.922; -87.875 (Mount Vernon) portsofindiana.com/mount_vernon US rank: 69 [27]
Nashville TN Cumberland River 36°09′54″N86°46′30″W / 36.165°N 86.775°W / 36.165; -86.775 (Nashville) US rank: 86 [27]
Chattanooga TN Tennessee River 35°01′26″N85°19′37″W / 35.024°N 85.327°W / 35.024; -85.327 (Chattanooga) US rank: 105 [27]
Guntersville AL Tennessee River 34°22′26″N86°17′17″W / 34.374°N 86.288°W / 34.374; -86.288 (Guntersville) US rank: 110 [27]
Decatur AL Tennessee River 34°34′52″N86°58′59″W / 34.581°N 86.983°W / 34.581; -86.983 (Decatur) decaturtransit.com [27]
Tulsa OK Arkansas River 36°13′05″N95°44′24″W / 36.218°N 95.74°W / 36.218; -95.74 (Tulsa) tulsaport.com
Tulsa USACE: Kerr-McClellan Arkansas River Navigation System
Kerr/McClellan Navigational Channel, [27]
Shreveport-Bossier LA Red River 32°30′54″N93°44′24″W / 32.515°N 93.74°W / 32.515; -93.74 (Shreveport-Bossier) portsb.com [27]
Albany NY Hudson River 42°38′35″N73°44′53″W / 42.643°N 73.748°W / 42.643; -73.748 (Albany) portofalbany.com US rank: 63
Port Columbus GA Chattahoochee River 32°27′00″N84°58′59″W / 32.45°N 84.983°W / 32.45; -84.983 (Columbus, Georgia)
Port Bainbridge GA Lake Seminole 30°54′18″N84°34′16″W / 30.905°N 84.571°W / 30.905; -84.571 (Bainbridge) gaports.com
Walla Walla WA Columbia, Snake rivers 46°03′54″N118°19′48″W / 46.065°N 118.33°W / 46.065; -118.33 (Walla Walla) portwallawalla.com
Portland OR Columbia, Willamette rivers 45°33′40″N122°42′39″W / 45.561223°N 122.710922°W / 45.561223; -122.710922 portofportland.com U.S. Rank: 28
Sacramento CA Sacramento River 38°33′22″N121°28′08″W / 38.556°N 121.469°W / 38.556; -121.469 (Sacramento) portofsacramento.com
Stockton CA San Joaquin River 37°57′11″N121°18′58″W / 37.953°N 121.316°W / 37.953; -121.316 (Stockton) portofstockton.com US rank: 111
Port of Philadelphia PA Delaware River
Port of Richmond VA James River [28]

South America

Argentina federal republic in South America

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation. The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces and one autonomous city, Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

San Lorenzo-Puerto General San Martín Port Complex

The San Lorenzo-Puerto General San Martín Port Complex is a series of port facilities on the western shore of the lower course of the Paraná River in Argentina, which are shared by the cities of San Lorenzo and Puerto General San Martín, province of Santa Fe.

San Lorenzo, Santa Fe City in Santa Fe, Argentina

San Lorenzo is a city in the south of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, located 23 km north of Rosario, on the western shore of the Paraná River, and forming one end of the Greater Rosario metropolitan area. It is the head town of the San Lorenzo Department, and it has about 46,000 inhabitants according to the 2010 census [INDEC].

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