4-12 Top 20 World Container Ports: 2007 and 2008

4-12 Top 20 World Container Ports: 2007 and 2008

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(Thousands of full and empty TEUs)

Rank
(2007)
Rank
(2008)
Port Country TEUs
1 1 Singapore Singapore 29,918
2 2 Shanghai China 28,006
3 3 Hong Kong China 24,494
4 4 Shenzhen China 21,416
6 5 Busan South Korea 13,446
8 6 Dubai United Arab Emirates 11,827
12 7 Ningbo China 11,226
13 8 Guangzhou China 11,001
7 9 Rotterdam Netherlands 10,784
11 10 Qingdao China 10,024
10 11 Hamburg Germany 9,737
9 12 Kaohsiung Taiwan 9,677
15 13 Antwerp Belgium 8,663
18 14 Tianjin China 8,503
17 15 Port Kelang Malasyia 7,974
14 16 Los Angeles United States 7,850
16 17 Long Beach United States 6,350
21 18 Bremen/Bremerhaven Germany 5,488
19 19 Tanjung Pelepas Malasyia 5,466
20 20 New York/New Jersey United States 5,265

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 August 2010.