Table 1-18 Top 25 World Ports by Cargo Vessel Type and Calls, 2000a (Capacity in thousands of deadweight tons)

Table 1-18
Top 25 World Ports by Cargo Vessel Type and Calls, 2000a (Capacity in thousands of deadweight tons)

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   Tankerb Dry bulk Container Other Total
Calls Capacity Calls Capacity Calls Capacity Calls Capacity Calls Capacity
Singapore 5,351 436,844 4,581 242,709 11,286 354,686 3,232 63,656 24,450 1,097,895
Hong Kong 637 26,774 1,040 34,262 12,462 412,264 1,360 24,240 15,499 497,540
Kaohsiung 773 48,032 1,387 69,756 5,808 199,284 692 12,504 8,660 329,576
Busan 150 4,555 1,181 51,191 5,217 164,795 1,009 18,681 7,557 239,222
Rotterdam 2,112 121,957 900 73,730 2,528 110,192 1,579 33,243 7,119 339,122
Antwerp 990 34,071 921 41,747 2,111 76,312 2,183 44,795 6,205 196,924
Yokohama 505 36,129 530 17,725 3,298 103,399 1,663 30,212 5,996 187,465
Keelung 256 10,350 491 13,545 4,344 94,522 542 8,704 5,633 127,121
Port Klang 425 10,480 522 18,797 3,950 109,883 668 12,035 5,565 151,195
Los Angeles/Long Beach 911 66,045 783 37,568 2,955 124,281 677 15,057 5,326 242,951
Nagoya 265 28,669 814 51,991 2,699 91,331 1,374 24,596 5,152 196,587
Houston 2,988 134,809 748 28,342 614 19,799 779 24,881 5,129 207,831
New Orleans 1,371 81,956 2,676 119,270 388 10,853 655 21,957 5,090 234,036
Kobe 301 9,012 381 14,049 3,325 116,447 660 11,149 4,667 150,657
New York 1,271 65,965 301 10,099 2,172 87,463 861 23,104 4,605 186,631
Taichung 668 25,561 1,228 54,158 1,998 33,604 513 9,276 4,407 122,599
Laem Chabang 207 15,027 495 20,057 2,600 49,820 442 7,860 3,744 92,764
San Franciscoc 787 50,653 626 22,619 1,936 82,958 226 6,841 3,575 163,071
Santos 637 17,342 727 31,262 1,547 42,749 637 14,336 3,548 105,688
Hamburg 440 14,349 565 32,753 1,745 74,067 764 16,210 3,514 137,379
Tokyo 1 260 222 7,692 2,987 102,198 238 4,547 3,448 114,697
Durban 442 23,604 809 27,354 1,043 29,088 1,115 21,028 3,409 101,074
Shanghai 180 6,208 782 44,157 1,763 47,449 582 10,718 3,307 108,532
Le Havre 699 53,308 104 6,681 2,013 82,329 433 9,768 3,249 152,086
Osaka 95 5,244 478 17,638 2,030 57,659 475 9,424 3,078 89,966
Total top 25 ports 22,462 1,327,204 23,292 1,089,151 82,819 2,677,433 23,359 478,822 151,932 5,572,609
Percent of total ports 16.2 15.2 18.4 18.4 45.8 49.5 20.3 20.4 27.1 24.9
Total all ports 138,296 8,751,934 126,246 5,917,050 180,766 5,406,073 115,127 2,344,277 560,435 22,419,335

aOceangoing self-propelled vessels 10,000 gross tons and above.

bIncludes chemical and gas.

cIncludes other San Francisco Bay area ports.

SOURCE: Lloyd's Maritime Information Services, Vessel Movements, computer file, London, 2001.

  • The top 10 ports accounted for 16 percent of vessel calls at world ports in 2000.