Figure 18
Top 20 World Container Ports: 2000 and 2009

Figure 18
Top 20 World Container Ports: 2000 and 2009

(Thousands of loaded and unloaded TEUs)

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KEY: TEUs = twenty-foot equivalent units. One 20-foot container equals one TEU, and one 40-foot container equals two TEUs.

NOTE: Numbers in parenthesis are the 2009 port rankings.

SOURCES: 2000: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from various sources. 2009: Maritime Administration, special tabulations and Containerisation International Online, www.ci-online.co.uk, as of Sept. 17, 2010.