4-16 Top 20 World Container Ports: 2006 and 2007

4-16 Top 20 World Container Ports: 2006 and 2007

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Thousands of full and empty TEUs

Rank
(2006)
Rank
(2007)
Port Country TEUs
1 1 Singapore Singapore 27,936
3 2 Shanghai China 26,152
2 3 Hong Kong China 23,998
4 4 Shenzhen China 21,104
a 5 Yingkou(Liaoning) China 13,713
5 6 Busan South Korea 13,255
7 7 Rotterdam Netherlands 10,791
8 8 Dubai United Arab Emirates 10,653
6 9 Kaohsiung Taiwan 10,257
9 10 Hamburg Germany 9,917
11 11 Qingdao China 9,431
13 12 Ningbo China 9,259
15 13 Guangzhou China 9,200
10 14 Los Angeles United States 8,355
14 15 Antwerp Belgium 8,176
12 16 Long Beach United States 7,312
16 17 Port Klang Malaysia 7,119
17 18 Tianjin China 7,102
19 19 Tanjung Pelepas Malaysia 5,500
18 20 New York/New Jersey United States 5,299

a Yingkou was unranked among the world's top 20 container ports in 2006.

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/ as of September 2009.