4-15Top 20 World Container Ports: 2005 and 2006

4-15Top 20 World Container Ports: 2005 and 2006

Thousands of full and empty TEUs

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Rank
(2005)
Rank
(2006)
Port Country TEUs
1 1 Singapore Singapore 24,792
2 2 Hong Kong China 23,539
3 3 Shanghai China 21,710
4 4 Shenzhen China 18,469
5 5 Busan South Korea 12,039
6 6 Kaohsiung Taiwan 9,775
7 7 Rotterdam Netherlands 9,655
9 8 Dubai United Arab Emirates 8,923
8 9 Hamburg Germany 8,862
10 10 Los Angeles United States 8,470
13 11 Qingdao China 7,702
11 12 Long Beach United States 7,289
15 13 Ningbo China 7,068
12 14 Antwerp Belgium 7,019
18 15 Guangzhou China 6,600
14 16 Port Klang Malaysia 6,326
16 17 Tianjin China 5,950
17 18 New York/New Jersey United States 5,093
19 19 Tanjung Pelepas Indonesia 4,770
21 20 Bremen/Bremerhaven Germany 4,450

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

Source: American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), World Port Rankings: 2005 and 2006 (Container Traffic), available at http://www.aapa-ports.org/ as of October 2008.