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Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638
The Port of Wellington at night. Due to limited capacity, many ports operate twenty-four hours a day.
The Port of Dover, UK is the worlds busiest passenger port.
Valparaíso, Chile, the main port in Chile
Kwai Tsing Container Terminals in Hong Kong is one of the busiest ports in the world
The Port of Singapore with Sentosa island in the background.
Port of Singapore is also one of the busiest port in the world
The Port of Felixstowe, Europe's fourth busiest port
The Friedrichshafen lake port gate, marked with the standard light signals (red and green)
Port of Kobe at twilight
Port Miou near Cassis
Colón seaport city as seen from the ocean.

A port is a facility for receiving ships and transferring cargo. They are usually situated at the edge of an ocean, sea, river, or lake. Ports often have cargo-handling equipment such as cranes (operated by longshoremen) and forklifts for use in loading/unloading of ships, which may be provided by private interests or public bodies. Often, canneries or other processing facilities will be located very close by. Harbour pilots , barges and tugboats are often used to safely maneuver large ships in tight quarters as they approach and leave the docks. Ports which handle international traffic will have customs facilities. Wiktionary has related dictionary definitions, such as: port Port is a facility for receiving ships and transferring cargo. ... http://www. ... http://www. ... Claude Lorrain. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... 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Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 347 KB) The port gate lights (red and green), marking the entry to the Friedrishafen (large lake Badensee) port. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 347 KB) The port gate lights (red and green), marking the entry to the Friedrishafen (large lake Badensee) port. ... Friedrichshafen is a town on the northern side of Lake Constance (Bodensee) in southern Germany, near the borders with Switzerland and Austria. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (4100x1600, 1471 KB) 新港第一突堤から西を望む(神戸港), 神戸市, 兵庫県 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Kobe Port Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... 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The terms "port" and "seaport" are used for ports that handle ocean-going vessels, and "river port" is used for facilities that handle river traffic, such as barges and other "shallow draft" vessels. Some ports on a lake, river, or canal have access to a sea or ocean; they are sometimes called "inland ports". A "fishing port" is a type of port or harbor facility particularly suitable for landing and distributing fish. A "dry port" is a term sometimes used to describe a yard used to place containers or conventional bulk cargo, usually connected to a seaport by rail or road. Inland ports are shipping, receiving and distribution centers designed to relieve the congestion in increasingly busy seaports. ... For other uses, see Harbor (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Fish (disambiguation). ... Dry Port is a yard used to place containers or conventional bulk cargo, usually connected to a seaport by rail or road. ...


Cargo containers allow for efficient transport and distribution by eliminating the need for smaller packages to be loaded individually at each transportation point, and allowing the shipping unit to be sealed for its entire journey. Standard containers can just as easily be loaded on a ship, train, truck, or airplane, greatly simplifying intermodal transfers. Cargo often arrives by train and truck to be consolidated at a port and loaded onto a large container ship for international transport. At the destination port, it is distributed by ground transport once again. Shipping containers at a terminal in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey. ... For other uses, see Ship (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Train (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Truck (disambiguation). ... Fixed-wing aircraft is a term used to refer to what are more commonly known as aeroplanes in Commonwealth English (excluding Canada) or airplanes in North American English. ... Container ship in Istanbul Container ships are cargo ships that carry all of their load in truck-size containers, in a technique called containerization. ...


Ports and shipping containers are a vital part of modern Just in Time inventory management strategies. See also Just-in-time for the compiler system in computing. ...


Ports sometimes fall out of use. Rye, East Sussex, England was an important port in the Middle Ages, but the coastline changed and it is now 2 miles from the sea. Also in England London, on the River Thames, and Manchester, on the Manchester Ship Canal, were once important international ports, but are no longer so. , Rye is a small hill top town and civil parish in East Sussex, England, on the River Rother, and at the western edge of the Walland Marsh, part of the Romney Marshes. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the River Thames in southern England. ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... The canal at its Manchester end, looking towards Old Trafford. ...

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United States Ports and Their Economic Impacts

According to the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), U.S. ports and waterways handle more than 2 billion tons of domestic and import/export cargo annually. By 2020, the total volume of cargo shipped by water is expected to be double that of 2000 volumes. American ports play a vital role in handling international cargo; they are responsible for moving over 99 percent of the country's overseas cargo. The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is a trade association, founded in 1912, that represents over 150 port authority organizations throughout the Western hemisphere. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


Ports handle a wide variety of goods that are critical to the global economy, including petroleum, grain, steel and containerized goods. The automobile industry relies on the ability of ports to deliver their products. Reports from individual ports indicate that approximately 4.6 million automobilies (imports and exports) passed through American ports in 2006. The world economy can be represented various ways, and broken down in various ways. ... Pumpjack pumping an oil well near Lubbock, Texas Ignacy Łukasiewicz - inventor of the refining of kerosene from crude oil. ... The word grain has several meanings, most being descriptive of a small piece or particle. ... For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). ... Containers in the port of Kotka (Finland) on the Baltic Sea. ... Automakers are companies that produce automobiles. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


As more American businesses engage in international trade, ports will continue to grow. Small businesses, which the U.S. Small Business Association says are the engine of America's financial growth, account for 97 percent of companies that that export. American workers producing for export earned 15 percent higher wages and received 11 percent higher benefits than employees in non-exporting companies. According to the Small Business Association, 24 million small businesses account for 99.7 percent of all employers, and they are engaging in international trade in record numbers. International trade is the exchange of goods and services across international boundaries or territories. ... A small business may be defined as a business with a small number of employees. ...


In addition to handling goods from all over the world, ports also play a key role in creating jobs and boosting the economy. For every $1 billion in exports, about 15,000 port jobs are created. The figure swells to 30,000-45,000 when taking into account jobs to support the new products and personnel (such as new construction, restaurants, etc.)


A five-day work stoppage would have a nationwide economic impact of nearly $4.7 billion, including a loss of 15,100 jobs, according to Dr. John Martin, president of Martin Associates, a business consulting service. Dr. Martin, who holds a doctorate in economics from George Washington University, is widely regarded as a leader in port economic impact studies. The George Washington University (GW), is a private, coeducational university located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The school was founded in 1821 as The Columbian College in the District of Columbia by Baptist ministers using funds bequeathed by George Washington. ...


According to an August 2007 report from Dr. Martin [1], American ports employed nearly 8.4 million people either directly or indirectly. Of this total, 1.4 million were employed in providing goods and services to ports (such as longshore, stevedore and security personnel). The remaining 7 million were employed in import- and export-related activities (such as transportation, warehousing and distribution]. Port activities were also responsible for bringing in $102.8 billion in total federal, state and local taxes in 2006.



For summary of port-sector econonic impacts study statistics, performed by Martin Associates, Lancaster, Pa., August 2007, click on [2]


Major World Ports

See also: World's busiest port and List of seaports
Major Ports

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. ... This is a list of the worlds seaports: // Accra, Ghana A Coruña, Spain Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo Barranquilla, Colombia Belém, Brazil Bergen, Norway Bilbao, Spain Bodø, Norway Boston, Massachusetts, United States Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Bridgetown, Barbados Brunswick, Georgia, United States Buenos Aires, Argentina... The port of Antwerp is a capesize port in the heart of Europe. ... Port of Ashdod Cargo at the port The Port of Ashdod is Israels main cargo port, processing approximately 60% of Israeli marine cargo. ... Port of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, consists of seaport facilities for cargo, especially roll-on/roll-off ships, and passengers operated by the Maryland Port Administration (MPA). ... General Information Founded June 15, 1300 Coordinates  - Latitude  - Longitude 43º 22 43 N 03º 04 57 W Area  - Land  - Water 313 has. ... Long Wharf in waterfront downtown Boston was once the main commercial wharf of the port, but is now used by ferries and cruise boats. ... Busan Metropolitan City, also known as Pusan[1] (this is also a correct phonetic variant) is the largest port city in the Republic of Korea. ... Callao (Spanish: El Callao) is the largest and most important port in Peru. ... Port Canaveral is a major cruise and cargo port located in Brevard County, Florida. ... The Port of Casablanca (Arabic: ‎) refers to the collective facilities and terminals that conduct maritime trade handling functions in Casablancas harbours and which handle Casablancas shipping. ... Chennai Port Chennai Port is Indias second largest port, after the Port of Mumbai. ... General Information Founded June 26, 1959 Coordinates (Iroquois Landing Terminal)  - Latitude  - Longitude 41°440 N 87°3142W Annual cargo tonnage 894,832 short tons (2002) Value of cargo handled Net Income $39. ... The Port of ConstanÅ£a is located at the crossroads of the trade routes linking the markets of the landlocked countries from Central and Eastern Europe with the Transcaucasus, Central Asia and the Far East. ... Image:Port of djibouti This article is considered orphaned, since there are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... The Port of Eilat is the only Israeli port on the Red Sea. ... Port of ErdemirOPERATED BY: Erdemir A.S. LOCATION: Lat:41° 15 N, Long:35° 28 E PORT DESCRIPTIONS:One of the most important ports of western Black sea Turkish coast, 25 km from Zonguldak Inside of N and S. breakwater is called inner harbour. ... Port Everglades, in Broward County, Florida, is one of the United Statess top container ports with more than 5,400 ships at call in a year, a major petroleum storage and distribution hub, and a United States Navy liberty port. ... Felixstowe is a North Sea seaport in Suffolk, England. ... Gwadar port is located at Gwadar city at the entrance of the Persian Gulf on Arabian Sea and about 460 km west of Karachi in Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Port of Guangzhou is the main seaport of Guangzhou city. ... The Port of Haifa is the main Israeli international seaport. ... The Halifax Port Authority (HPA) is a port authority operating as a not-for-profit Crown corporation of the Government of Canada. ... Landungsbrücken (“Jetties”), in St. ... The Port of Hong Kong has always been a key factor in the development and prosperity of Hong Kong, which is strategically located on the Far East trade routes and is in the geographical centre of the now fast-developing Asia-Pacific Basin. ... The Port of Houston The Port of Houston is the port of Houston, Texas, the fourth-largest city in the United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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. ... The logo of the Karachi Port Trust. ... Port Klang (Malay: Pelabuhan Klang) is the main port of Malaysia, located in the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. ... Nickname: Motto: Maju dan makmur (English: Progress and Prosper) Location in Malaysia Coordinates: , Country State Establishment 1857 Granted city status 1974 Government  - Mayor (Datuk Bandar) Datuk Abdul Hakim Borhan From 14 December 2006 Area  - City 243. ... Kobe at the time of twilight The Port of Kobe refers to the collective facilities and terminals that conduct maritime trade handling functions in Japans harbours and which handle Japans shipping. ... Situated about 25 KM to the north of Kuantan city and facing South China Sea, Kuantan Port (Latitude 3°58N, Longitude 103° 26E) is a multipurpose all-weather port with excellent and well-developed infrastructure, complemented by an excellent road and rail networks that make it the leading... Garston Docks, Liverpool, 1962 The Port of Liverpool is the name for the enclosed dock system that runs from Herculaneum Dock to Seaforth Dock, on the east side of the River Mersey, combined with the facilities built around the Great Float on the west side of the river. ... The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest seaport in the United States and the tenth busiest port in the world. ... Port of Longview logo The Port of Longview is a deep-water port authority located in Longview, on the Columbia River in southwest Washington, United States. ... The Port of London lies along the banks of the River Thames in London, England. ... 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. ... Manila Bay satellite photo The Port of Manila, Manila, Philippines, is located in the vicinity of Manila Bay, one of the finest natural harbors in the world. ... Port of Miami is the debut album by Miami rapper Rick Ross. ... Basic Facts The Port of Mobile, Alabama, is the largest and only deep-water port in the state, and is the 14th largest in the United States. ... The Port of Montreal, located in Canadas second largest metropolis, is one of the busiest on the North American continent, and the largest inland port on Earth. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Mumbai Harbour. ... Tolls collected at the Holland Tunnel and other crossings help fund the Port Authority. ... The Port of New Orleans is a port located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Nhava Sheva Is the Largest Port In India ,handling close to 40% of the countries port traffic. ... The Port of Oakland was the first major port on the Pacific Coast of the United States to build terminals for container ships. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... A port in the US state of Pennsylvania strategically located at the center of the Northeast Corridor. ... It has been suggested that Kaminia (Piraeus), Greece be merged into this article or section. ... Flag of Portland, Oregon The Port of Portland is the port district responsible for overseeing Portland International Airport, general aviation, and marine activities in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. ... The Port of Prince Rupert is the thrid largest ice-free port in world. ... port of Rotterdam lay-out and evolution The Waalhaven by night Europe Container Terminals The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe, located in the city of Rotterdam, South Holland, the Netherlands. ... Nickname: Location in St. ... The Port of San Diego is a self-supporting public benefit corporation established in 1963 by an act of the California State Legislature. ... The Port of Santos is located in the city of Santos, Brazil. ... The Port of Savannah is a major U.S. seaport, located in Savannah, Georgia, just up the Savannah River from the Atlantic Ocean. ... Container port on and around Harbor Island A boat at Pier 86 Grain Terminal Grain Terminal Sign The Port of Seattle is a port district that runs Seattles seaport and airport. ... The Port of Tacoma is an independent seaport located in Tacoma , Washington. ... 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. ... Port of Shenzhen (32° 00 N 120° 49 E) is one of the busiest and fastest growing ports in southern mainland China. ... Keppel Container Terminal in Singapore The Port of Singapore refers to the collective facilities and terminals that conduct maritime trade handling functions in Singapores harbours and which handle Singapores shipping. ... The Port of South Louisiana is the largest volume shipping port in the United States and fifth largest in the world(2003 World Port Rankings). ... The Port of Tampa is located on the western coast or Suncoast of Florida, exactly 35 miles from open waters of the Gulf of Mexico. ... Toronto Port Authority (TPA) is a Port Authority responsible for all activities in the Port of Toronto, including the Toronto City Centre Airport. ... Valparaiso National Congress Valparaíso is Chile’s most important seaport and an increasingly vital cultural center. ... General information Founded Original shipment 1964 Coordinates  - Latitude  - Longitude 49°1637 N 123°0715 W Area  - Coastline  - Land  - Water 247 kilometres 4. ... Port of Vigo View Port of Vigo located in Vigo, Galicia, Spain is the biggest fishing port in the world and one of the busiest in transportation. ... This nautical chart shows the Port of Yokohama in 1874. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 776 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (3300 × 2550 pixel, file size: 352 KB, MIME type: image/png) Author: Shena Switzer I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... 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Planned ports Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

Water port topics Punta Colonet North of San Quintín, Baja California, is one of the most productive agricultural areas in Baja. ... The Strait of Canso (also Gut of Canso or Canso Strait), is located in northeastern North America near the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit(Latin) One defends and the other conquers Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English, Canadian Gaelic Government - Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis - Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 11 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867...

Other types of ports A harbor (or harbour) or haven is a place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored. ... A small marina at Brixham, Devon, England. ... A container ship // Water transport redirects here. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish by hooking, trapping, or gathering. ... Bandar (in Persian بندر) is a Persian word meaning port and haven. Etymologically it combines Persian بند Band (enclosed) and در dar (gate, door) meaning an enclosed area (i. ... The Home Port Doctrine is a principle of United States law resulting from the Foreign Commerce Clause of the Constitution. ...

Companies A spaceport is a site for launching spacecraft, by analogy with airport for aircraft. ...

Support to seafarers Hutchison Whampoa Limited or HWL (Traditional Chinese: , SEHK: 0013) of Hong Kong is a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. ... DP World is a company owned by the government of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. ... The Port of Portland is the agency responsible for overseeing Portland International Airport, general aviation, and marine activities in the Portland Metropolitan Area. ... SAPO operates 13 terminals in 6 South African ports. ... A port operator is a private business that contracts with a government port authority to move cargo through a port at a contracted minimum level of productivity. ...

The International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) is an ecumenical association of 27 Christian organisations, representing different churches and Christian communities. ...

External links

  • Port Industry Statistics, American Association of Port Authorities
  • World Port Rankings 2005, by metric tons and by TEUs, American Association of Port Authorities (xls format, 26.5kb)
  • World ports database at www.portvision.be
  • Information on 1,613 ports in 191 countries from Noonsite.com
  • Seaport codes 2002 Seaport codes around the World - IATA 3 Letter Sea Port Codes

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