Table 22 Top 20 World Container Ports: 2003

Table 22 Top 20 World Container Ports: 2003

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Rank Port Country TEUs
1 Hong Kong China 20,499
2 Singapore Singapore 18,411
3 Shanghai China 11,280
4 Shenzhen China 10,615
5 Busan South Korea 10,408
6 Kaohsiung Taiwan 8,843
7 Los Angeles United States 7,149
8 Rotterdam Netherlands 7,107
9 Hamburg Germany 6,138
10 Antwerp Belgium 5,445
11 Dubai United Arab Emirates 5,152
12 Port Kalang Malaysia 4,840
13 Long Beach United States 4,658
14 Quingdao China 4,239
15 New York/New Jersey United States 4,068
16 Tanjung Pelepas Indonesia 3,487
17 Tokyo Japan 3,314
18 Bremen/Bremerhafen Germany 3,190
19 Laem Chabang Thailand 3,181
20 Gioia Tauro Italy 3,149

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

Source: American Association of Port Authorities, World Port Rankings: 2003 (Container Traffic), available at http://www.aapa-ports.org/industryinfo/statistics.htm, as of June 2005.