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4-12 Top 20 World Container Ports: 2009 and 2010 (thousands of full and empty TEUs)

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Rank
(2009)
Rank
(2010)
Port Country TEUs
2 1 Shanghai China 29,069
1 2 Singapore Singapore 28,431
3 3 Hong Kong China 23,669
4 4 Shenzhen China 22,510
5 5 Busan South Korea 14,194
8 6 Ningbo China 13,144
6 7 Guangzhou China 12,487
9 8 Qingdao China 12,012
7 9 Dubai Ports United Arab Emirates 11,576
10 10 Rotterdam Netherlands 11,146
11 11 Tianjin China 10,080
12 12 Kaohsiung Taiwan 9,121
13 13 Port Kelang Malaysia 8,872
14 14 Antwerp Belgium 8,468
15 15 Hamburg Germany 7,896
16 16 Los Angeles United States 7,832
17 17 Tanjung Pelepas Malaysia 6,299
18 18 Long Beach United States 6,263
19 19 Xiamen China 5,824
21 20 New York/New Jersey United States 5,292


Notes: TEUs = 20-foot equivalent units. One 20-foot container equals one TEU.

Source: American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port Industry Statistics, World Port Rankings (Container Traffic), available at http://www.aapa-ports.org/ accessed September 2012.