Table 2-5 Top 20 Container Ports: Throughput 1998

Table 2-5
Top 20 Container Ports: Throughput 1998

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  Port Container throughput
1 Singapore 15,100,000
2 Hong Kong 14,582,000
3 Kaohsiung 6,271,053
4 Rotterdam 6,010,000
5 Pusan 5,752,955
6 Long Beach 4,100,000
7 Hamburg 3,546,940
8 Los Angeles 3,378,218
9 Antwerp 3,265,000
10 Shanghai 3,000,000
11 Dubai 2,804,104
12 Tokyo 2,495,000
13 New York/New Jersey 2,465,993
14 Felixstowe 2,461,823
15 (tie) Gioia Tauro 2,100,000
Kobe 2,100,000
17 Yokohoma 2,091,240
18 San Juan 1,990,272
19 Manila 1,856,372
20 Algreciras 1,825,614

Source: K.C. Sjetnan, 1999, Cargo Systems, The Future of the Container Shipping Industry (London: IIR Publications, Ltd.).