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Encyclopedia > List of world's busiest container ports

This is a list of the world's busiest container seaports. The worlds busiest port is contested by several ports around the world, as there is as yet no standardised means of evaluating port performance and traffic. ... Shipping containers at a terminal in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Port. ...

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2005 (preliminary)

Rank Port Country TEUs(000s) +/- from 2004 % change from 2004
1 Singapore Singapore 23,200 1,900 8.19
2 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 22,430 500 2.28
3 Shanghai People's Republic of China 18,090 3,536 24.30
4 Shenzhen People's Republic of China 16,200 2,540 19.00
5 Busan South Korea 11,840 349 2.95
6 Kaohsiung Taiwan (Republic of China) 9,471 424 6.54
7 Rotterdam Netherlands 9,300 1,000 12.05
8 Hamburg Germany 8,086 1,084 13.40
9 Dubai United Arab Emirates 7,619 1,190 15.63
10 Los Angeles United States of America 7,485 164 2.19
11 Long Beach United States of America 6,710 930 13.85
12 Antwerp Belgium 6;325 -239 -2.46
13 Qingdao People's Republic of China 6,307 1,168 18.52
14 Port Kelang Malaysia 5,544 299 5.39
15 Ningbo People's Republic of China 5,208 1,203 23.09
16 Tianjin People's Republic of China 4,801 987 20.58
17 New York/New Jersey United States of America 4,793 315 6.57
18 Tanjung Pelepas Malaysia 4,169 149 3.57
19 Laem Chabang Thailand 3,766 142 3.77
20 Tokyo Japan 3,594 14 0.04

Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Shenzhen (Sham Chun or Shamchun in old documents) is a sub-provincial city of Guangdong province in southern China, located at the border with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. ... Busan Metropolitan City, also known as Pusan, is the largest port city in South Korea. ... Kaohsiung City (Traditional Chinese:高雄市, TongYong PinYin: GaoSyóng, Hanyu Pinyin: Gāoxióng, POJ: Ko-hiông; coordinates 22°38N, 120°16E) is the second largest city on Taiwan. ... Today the country officially known as the Republic of China (ROC) is commonly known by the international community as Taiwan and occasionally as Chinese Taipei. It should not be confused with the other country officially known as the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), which is commonly known as China. ... The Waalhaven by night Europe Container Terminals The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. ... Hamburg Harbour, or the Port of Hamburg, is a deep water port off the North Sea, on the River Elbe in Hamburg, Germany. ... Coordinates: Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area    - City 4,114 km² Population (2006)  - City 1,321,453UNIQ223f616e3e085c16-ref-00,000,001-QINU  - Density 293. ... General Information Founded December 9, 1907 Coordinates  - Latitude  - Longitude 33º4239 N 118º1459 W Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 7500 acres 4200 acres 3300 acres Available Berths 270 Vessel Arrivals 2,813 (FY 2004) Annual container volume 7. ... The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest seaport in the United States and the tenth busiest port in the world. ... The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest ports in the world. ... (Simplified Chinese: 青岛; Traditional Chinese: 青島; pinyin: QÄ«ngdÇŽo; Wade-Giles: Ching-tao), well-known to the West by its Postal System Pinyin transliteration Tsingtao, is a sub-provincial city in eastern Shandong province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Port Klang (in Malay Pelabuhan Klang) is the main port of Malaysia, located in the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. ... Ningbo (Simplified Chinese: 宁波; Traditional Chinese: 寧波; pinyin: Níngbō; Wade-Giles: Ning-po; literally Tranquil Waves) is a seaport sub-provincial city with a population of 800,000 in northeastern Zhejiang province, Peoples Republic of China. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: TiānjÄ«n; Postal map spelling: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state agency (operated pursuant to an interstate compact) that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure including the bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports within the New York-New Jersey Port District. ... The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (abbreviation: PTP) is a port for container ships located on the eastern mouth of the Pulai River in south-western Johor, Malaysia. ... Tokyo , literally Eastern capital)   is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace, the home of the Japanese Imperial Family, and the de facto[1] capital of Japan. ...

2004

Rank Port Country TEUs(000s) +/- from 2003 % change from 2003
1 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 21,984 1,485 7.24
2 Singapore Singapore 21,329 2,918 15.85
3 Shanghai People's Republic of China 14,557 3,277 29.05
4 Shenzhen People's Republic of China 13,615 3,000 28.26
5 Busan South Korea 11,430 1,022 9.82
6 Kaohsiung Taiwan (Republic of China) 9,471 619 11.36
7 Rotterdam Netherlands 8,281 1,174 16.52
8 Los Angeles United States 7,321 172 2.41
9 Hamburg Germany 7,003 865 14.10
10 Dubai United Arab Emirates 6,429 1,277 24.78
11 Antwerp Belgium 6,064 871 9.85
12 Long Beach United States 5,780 1,122 24.08
13 Klang Malaysia 5,244 404 8.34
14 Qingdao People's Republic of China 5,140 901 21.25
15 New York/New Jersey United States 4,478 410 10.09
16 Tanjung Pelepas Malaysia 4,020 533 15.30
17 Ningbo People's Republic of China 4,006 1,234 44.50
18 Tianjin People's Republic of China 3,814 799 26.50
19 Tanjung Priok Indonesia 3,597 839 30.43
20 Laem Chabang Thailand 3,529 348 10.94
21 Bremen/Bremerhaven Germany 3,469 279 8.75
22 Tokyo Japan 3,358 44 1.33
23 Guangzhou People's Republic of China 3,308 546 19.78
24 Gioia Tauro Italy 3,261 112 3.56
25 Algeciras Spain 2,937 421 16.75
26 Yantian People's Republic of China 2,872    
27 Yokohama Japan 2,505 140 5.92
28 Manila Philippines 2,552 90 3.66
29 Felixstowe United Kingdom 2,675 175 7.00
30 Jeddah Saudi Arabia 2,426 649 36.52
31 Jawaharlal Nehru India 2,361 92 4.05
32 Salalah Oman 2,229 229 11.43
33 Colombo Sri Lanka 2,221 262 13.35
34 Dalian People's Republic of China 2,211 541 32.41
35 Kobe Japan 2,177 131 6.39
36 Nagoya Japan 2,155 81 3.93
37 Valencia Spain 2,145 152 7.64
38 Le Havre France 2,132 155 7.83
39 Keelung Taiwan (Republic of China) 2,070 69 3.46
40 Oakland United States 2,043 120 6.25
41 Osaka Japan 2,009 399 24.79
42 Hampton Roads United States 1,982 336 20.41
43 Melbourne Australia 1,910 189 11.00
44 Barcelona Spain 1,883 237 14.35
45 Santos (São Paulo) Brazil 1,883    
46 Charleston United States 1,864 173 10.23
47 Khor Fakkan United Arab Emirates 1,819    
48 Tacoma United States 1,798 60 3.43
49 Seattle United States 1,776    
50 Durban South Africa 1,717    

Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Shenzhen (Sham Chun or Shamchun in old documents) is a sub-provincial city of Guangdong province in southern China, located at the border with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. ... Busan Metropolitan City, also known as Pusan, is the largest port city in South Korea. ... Kaohsiung City (Traditional Chinese:高雄市, TongYong PinYin: GaoSyóng, Hanyu Pinyin: Gāoxióng, POJ: Ko-hiông; coordinates 22°38N, 120°16E) is the second largest city on Taiwan. ... Today the country officially known as the Republic of China (ROC) is commonly known by the international community as Taiwan and occasionally as Chinese Taipei. It should not be confused with the other country officially known as the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), which is commonly known as China. ... The Waalhaven by night Europe Container Terminals The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. ... General Information Founded December 9, 1907 Coordinates  - Latitude  - Longitude 33º4239 N 118º1459 W Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 7500 acres 4200 acres 3300 acres Available Berths 270 Vessel Arrivals 2,813 (FY 2004) Annual container volume 7. ... Hamburg Harbour, or the Port of Hamburg, is a deep water port off the North Sea, on the River Elbe in Hamburg, Germany. ... Coordinates: Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area    - City 4,114 km² Population (2006)  - City 1,321,453UNIQ223f616e3e085c16-ref-00,000,001-QINU  - Density 293. ... The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest ports in the world. ... The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest seaport in the United States and the tenth busiest port in the world. ... Port Klang (Malay: Pelabuhan Klang) is the main port of Malaysia, located in the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. ... (Simplified Chinese: 青岛; Traditional Chinese: 青島; pinyin: QÄ«ngdÇŽo; Wade-Giles: Ching-tao), well-known to the West by its Postal System Pinyin transliteration Tsingtao, is a sub-provincial city in eastern Shandong province, Peoples Republic of China. ... The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state agency (operated pursuant to an interstate compact) that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure including the bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports within the New York-New Jersey Port District. ... The Port of Tanjung Pelepas is Malaysias newest port for container ships, located near the tip of continental Asia, in southwest Malaysia. ... Ningbo (Simplified Chinese: 宁波; Traditional Chinese: 寧波; pinyin: Níngbō; Wade-Giles: Ning-po; literally Tranquil Waves) is a seaport sub-provincial city with a population of 800,000 in northeastern Zhejiang province, Peoples Republic of China. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: TiānjÄ«n; Postal map spelling: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Aerial view of Tanjung Priok Tanjung Priok (also Tandjung Priok) is a northern suburb of Jakarta, Indonesia, and the citys main harbour. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... Bremerhaven is a city in the federal state of Bremen, Germany. ... Tokyo , literally Eastern capital)   is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace, the home of the Japanese Imperial Family, and the de facto[1] capital of Japan. ... Guangzhou is the capital and the sub-provincial city of Guangdong Province in southern mainland China. ... Gioia Tauro is a Municipality belonging to the Province of Reggio Calabria, in Calabria ( IT ). // Geography Main data Location: 38°26′ N 15°54′ E Altitude (max): 10 m Surface: 38 km² Population: 18,483 inhabitants Density: 486 inh. ... Algeciras is a port city in the south of Spain, near the British colony/Overseas Territory of Gibraltar, slightly to the north from Tarifa, which is the southernmost town of the peninsular Spain and Europe (, ). Both cities are situated on the Strait of Gibraltar; Algeciras also faces the Mediterranean. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3; Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... The City of Manila (Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynila), or simply Manila, is the capital of the Philippines. ... Statistics Population: 29,349 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TM306345 Administration District: Suffolk Coastal Shire county: Suffolk Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Suffolk Historic county: Suffolk Services Police force: Suffolk Constabulary Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: East of England... This article is about the Saudi Arabian city. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Port (also known as Nhava-Sheva) is a port in Maharashtra, India that borders the Arabian Sea. ... Salalah from space, November 2004 Classification City Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said Area ?,???km² [1] Population  - Total (2005)  - Density  - Oman calculated rank 178,447[2] ???.??/km² 2nd Timezone: (UTC) +4 Latitude Longitude 17. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: District Colombo Division, Colombo District Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area    - City 37. ... Dalian (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Dàlián; Japanese: Dairen; Russian: Далянь, Dalian or Дальний, Dalny) is the governing sub-provincial city in the eastern Liaoning Province of Northeast China. ... , Kobe ) is a city in Japan located on the island of Honshu. ... Nagoya ) is the fourth largest city in Japan. ... Location Coordinates : 39°29′ N 0°22′ W Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name València (Catalan) Spanish name Valencia Founded 137 BC Postal code 46000-46080 Website http://www. ... Abbey of Graville, Le Havre. ... Keelung (基隆 Pinyin: Jīlóng, Wade-Giles: Chi-lung) is a county-level city of Taiwan Province, Republic of China. ... Today the country officially known as the Republic of China (ROC) is commonly known by the international community as Taiwan and occasionally as Chinese Taipei. It should not be confused with the other country officially known as the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), which is commonly known as China. ... The Port of Oakland was the first major port on the Pacific Coast of the United States to build terminals for container ships. ... For other uses, see Osaka (disambiguation). ... Hampton Roads, from state map of pre-civil war Virginia circa 1858 Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water and the land areas which surround it in southeastern Virginia in the USA. It is also known as Tidewater Virginia and the Seven Cities, after its seven... The Port of Melbourne is Australias largest port for containerised and general cargo. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001-08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... For the Australian oil company, see Santos Limited; for the football team, see Santos Futebol Clube. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Khor Fakkan (sometimes written as Khawr Fakkan) (Arabic:خورفكان) is geographically situated within the Emirate of Fujairah on the East coast of the United Arab Emirates on the Gulf of Oman, but is actually an isolated enclave belonging to the Emirate of Sharjah. ... Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background You may be looking for Takoma or Tacoma class frigate. ... The Port of Seattle is the municipal corporation that runs Seattles seaport and airport. ... Durban (Zulu: eThekwini (IPA: ) is the second most populous city in South Africa, forming part of the eThekwini metropolitan municipality. ...

2003

Rank Port Country TEUs(000s) +/- from 2002 % change from 2002
1 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 20,499 1,355 7.08
2 Singapore Singapore 18,411 1,470 8.68
3 Shanghai People's Republic of China 11,280 2,660 30.86
4 Shenzhen People's Republic of China 10,615 3,001 39.41
5 Busan South Korea 10,408 972 10.30
6 Kaohsiung Taiwan (Republic of China) 8,843 350 4.12
7 Los Angeles United States of America 7,149 668 13.98
8 Rotterdam Netherlands 7,107 592 9.09
9 Hamburg Germany 6,138 764 14.22
10 Antwerp Belgium 5,445 1,043 17.08
11 Dubai United Arab Emirates 5,152 958 22.84
12 Klang Malaysia 4,840 307 6.77
13 Long Beach United States 4,658 134 2.96
14 Qingdao People's Republic of China 4,239 829 24.31
15 New York/New Jersey United States 4,068 319 8.51
16 Tanjung Pelepas Malaysia 3,487 827 31.09
17 Tokyo Japan 3,314 602 22.20
18 Bremen/Bremerhaven Germany 3,190 158 5.21
19 Laem Chabang Thailand 3,181 524 19.72
20 Gioia Tauro Italy 3,149 195 6.60
21 Tianjin People's Republic of China 3,015 605 25.10
22 Ningbo People's Republic of China 2,772 912 49.03
23 Guangzhou People's Republic of China 2,762 582 26.70
24 Tanjung Priok Indonesia 2,758 78 2.91
25 Manila Philippines 2,552 90 3.66
26 Algeciras Spain 2,516 282 12.62
27 Yokohama Japan 2,505 140 5.92
28 Felixstowe United Kingdom 2,500 -250 -9.09
29 Xiamen People's Republic of China 2,331 581 33.20
30 Jawaharlal Nehru India 2,269 302 15,35
31 Nagoya Japan 2,074 147 7.63
32 Kobe Japan 2,046 53 2.66
33 Keelung Taiwan (Republic of China) 2,001 82 4.27
34 Salalah Oman 2,000    
35 Valencia Spain 1,993 172 9.45
36 Le Havre France 1,977 257 14.94
37 Colombo Sri Lanka 1,959 194 10.99
38 Oakland United States 1,923 215 12.59
39 Jeddah Saudi Arabia 1,777 410 29.99
40 Tacoma United States 1,738 267 18.15
41 Melbourne Australia 1,721 121 7.56
42 Charleston United States 1,691 98 6.15
43 Dalian People's Republic of China 1,670    
44 San Juan United States 1,666    
45 Barcelona Spain 1,652 191 13.07
46 Hampton Roads United States 1,646 208 14.46
47 Osaka Japan 1,610 95 6.27
48 Genoa Italy 1,606 75 4.90
49 Piraeus Greece 1,605 200 14.23
50 Tanjung Perak Indonesia 1,575 157 11.07

Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Shenzhen (Sham Chun or Shamchun in old documents) is a sub-provincial city of Guangdong province in southern China, located at the border with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. ... Busan Metropolitan City, also known as Pusan, is the largest port city in South Korea. ... Kaohsiung City (Traditional Chinese:高雄市, TongYong PinYin: GaoSyóng, Hanyu Pinyin: Gāoxióng, POJ: Ko-hiông; coordinates 22°38N, 120°16E) is the second largest city on Taiwan. ... Today the country officially known as the Republic of China (ROC) is commonly known by the international community as Taiwan and occasionally as Chinese Taipei. It should not be confused with the other country officially known as the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), which is commonly known as China. ... General Information Founded December 9, 1907 Coordinates  - Latitude  - Longitude 33º4239 N 118º1459 W Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 7500 acres 4200 acres 3300 acres Available Berths 270 Vessel Arrivals 2,813 (FY 2004) Annual container volume 7. ... The Waalhaven by night Europe Container Terminals The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. ... Hamburg Harbour, or the Port of Hamburg, is a deep water port off the North Sea, on the River Elbe in Hamburg, Germany. ... The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest ports in the world. ... Coordinates: Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area    - City 4,114 km² Population (2006)  - City 1,321,453UNIQ223f616e3e085c16-ref-00,000,001-QINU  - Density 293. ... Port Klang (Malay: Pelabuhan Klang) is the main port of Malaysia, located in the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. ... The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest seaport in the United States and the tenth busiest port in the world. ... (Simplified Chinese: 青岛; Traditional Chinese: 青島; pinyin: QÄ«ngdÇŽo; Wade-Giles: Ching-tao), well-known to the West by its Postal System Pinyin transliteration Tsingtao, is a sub-provincial city in eastern Shandong province, Peoples Republic of China. ... The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state agency (operated pursuant to an interstate compact) that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure including the bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports within the New York-New Jersey Port District. ... The Port of Tanjung Pelepas is Malaysias newest port for container ships, located near the tip of continental Asia, in southwest Malaysia. ... Tokyo , literally Eastern capital)   is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace, the home of the Japanese Imperial Family, and the de facto[1] capital of Japan. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... Bremerhaven is a city in the federal state of Bremen, Germany. ... Gioia Tauro is a Municipality belonging to the Province of Reggio Calabria, in Calabria ( IT ). // Geography Main data Location: 38°26′ N 15°54′ E Altitude (max): 10 m Surface: 38 km² Population: 18,483 inhabitants Density: 486 inh. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: TiānjÄ«n; Postal map spelling: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Ningbo (Simplified Chinese: 宁波; Traditional Chinese: 寧波; pinyin: Níngbō; Wade-Giles: Ning-po; literally Tranquil Waves) is a seaport sub-provincial city with a population of 800,000 in northeastern Zhejiang province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Guangzhou is the capital and the sub-provincial city of Guangdong Province in southern mainland China. ... Aerial view of Tanjung Priok Tanjung Priok (also Tandjung Priok) is a northern suburb of Jakarta, Indonesia, and the citys main harbour. ... The City of Manila (Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynila), or simply Manila, is the capital of the Philippines. ... Algeciras is a port city in the south of Spain, near the British colony/Overseas Territory of Gibraltar, slightly to the north from Tarifa, which is the southernmost town of the peninsular Spain and Europe (, ). Both cities are situated on the Strait of Gibraltar; Algeciras also faces the Mediterranean. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... Statistics Population: 29,349 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TM306345 Administration District: Suffolk Coastal Shire county: Suffolk Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Suffolk Historic county: Suffolk Services Police force: Suffolk Constabulary Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: East of England... View of Xiamen(Ä’-mnÌ‚g)from the Xiamen University campus Xiamen(Ä’-mnÌ‚g) is a coastal sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Port (also known as Nhava-Sheva) is a port in Maharashtra, India that borders the Arabian Sea. ... Nagoya ) is the fourth largest city in Japan. ... , Kobe ) is a city in Japan located on the island of Honshu. ... Keelung (基隆 Pinyin: Jīlóng, Wade-Giles: Chi-lung) is a county-level city of Taiwan Province, Republic of China. ... Today the country officially known as the Republic of China (ROC) is commonly known by the international community as Taiwan and occasionally as Chinese Taipei. It should not be confused with the other country officially known as the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), which is commonly known as China. ... Salalah from space, November 2004 Classification City Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said Area ?,???km² [1] Population  - Total (2005)  - Density  - Oman calculated rank 178,447[2] ???.??/km² 2nd Timezone: (UTC) +4 Latitude Longitude 17. ... Location Coordinates : 39°29′ N 0°22′ W Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name València (Catalan) Spanish name Valencia Founded 137 BC Postal code 46000-46080 Website http://www. ... Abbey of Graville, Le Havre. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: District Colombo Division, Colombo District Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area    - City 37. ... The Port of Oakland was the first major port on the Pacific Coast of the United States to build terminals for container ships. ... This article is about the Saudi Arabian city. ... Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background You may be looking for Takoma or Tacoma class frigate. ... The Port of Melbourne is Australias largest port for containerised and general cargo. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Dalian (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Dàlián; Japanese: Dairen; Russian: Далянь, Dalian or Дальний, Dalny) is the governing sub-provincial city in the eastern Liaoning Province of Northeast China. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001-08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Hampton Roads, from state map of pre-civil war Virginia circa 1858 Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water and the land areas which surround it in southeastern Virginia in the USA. It is also known as Tidewater Virginia and the Seven Cities, after its seven... For other uses, see Osaka (disambiguation). ... Genoa (Genova in Italian - Zena in Genoese) is a city and a seaport in northern Italy, the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria. ... View of Piraeus A night ferry about to leave the port of Piraeus for the Dodecanese Piraeus, or Peiraeus (Modern Greek: Πειραιάς Peiraiás or Pireás, Ancient Greek / Katharevousa: Πειραιεύς Pireéfs) is a city in the periphery of Attica, Greece, located south of Athens. ...

2002

Rank Port Country TEUs(000s)
1 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 19,144
2 Singapore Singapore 16,941
3 Busan South Korea 9,436
4 Shanghai People's Republic of China 8,620
5 Kaohsiung Taiwan (Republic of China) 8,493
6 Shenzhen People's Republic of China 7,614
7 Rotterdam Netherlands 6,515
8 Los Angeles United States 6,106
9 Hamburg Germany 5,374
10 Antwerp Belgium 4,777
11 Klang Malaysia 4,533
12 Long Beach United States 4,524
13 Dubai United Arab Emirates 4,194
14 Yantian People's Republic of China 4,181
15 New York/New Jersey United States 3,749
16 Qingdao People's Republic of China 3,410
17 Bremen/Bremerhaven Germany 3,032
18 Gioia Tauro Italy 2,954
19 Felixstowe United Kingdom 2,750
20 Tokyo Japan 2,712
21 Tanjung Priok Indonesia 2,680
22 Tanjung Pelepas Malaysia 2,660
23 Laem Chabang Thailand 2,657
24 Manila Philippines 2,462
25 Tianjin People's Republic of China 2,410
26 Yokohama Japan 2,365
27 Algeciras Spain 2,234
28 Guangzhou People's Republic of China 2,180
29 Kobe Japan 1,993
30 Jawaharlal Nehru India 1,967
31 Nagoya Japan 1,927
32 Keelung Taiwan (Republic of China) 1,919
33 Ningbo People's Republic of China 1,860
34 Valencia Spain 1,821
35 Colombo Sri Lanka 1,765
36 Xiamen People's Republic of China 1,750
37 Le Havre France 1,720
38 Oakland United States 1,708
39 Melbourne Australia 1,600
40 Charleston United States 1,593
41 Genoa Italy 1,531
42 Osaka Japan 1,515
43 Tacoma United States 1,471
44 Barcelona Spain 1,461
45 Vancouver Canada 1,458
46 Seattle United States 1,439
47 Hampton Roads United States 1,438
48 Tanjung Perak Indonesia 1,418
49 Piraeus Greece 1,405
50 Jeddah Saudi Arabia 1,367

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References

  • Hamburg Port Authority Rankings 2005
  • AAPA World Port Rankings 2004
  • AAPA World Port Rankings 2003
  • AAPA World Port Rankings 2002

See also

  • World's busiest port by cargo tonnage
  • World's busiest port by shipping tonnage
  • World's busiest transshipment port
  • World's busiest bunkering port
  • World's busiest port by cargo value
  • World's busiest port by area
  • List of seaports

 
 

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