Table 2-8 World Container Port Ranking: 1998

Table 2-8
World Container Port Ranking: 1998

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Container traffic, TEUs* (000s)
Rank Port Country TEUs
1 Singapore Singapore 15,136
2 Hong Kong China 14,582
3 Kaohsiung Taiwan 6,271
4 Rotterdam Netherlands 6,004
5 Busan South Korea 4,539
6 Long Beach USA 4,098
7 Hamburg Germany 3,588
8 Los Angeles USA 3,378
9 Antwerp Belgium 3,266
10 Shanghai China 3,066
11 Dubai UAE 2,804
12 Tokyo Japan 2,495
13 New York/New Jersey USA 2,466
14 Giola Tauro Italy 2,126
15 Yokohama Japan 2,091

*TEUs = 20-foot equivalent units.

Source: Mark Lambert et al., Containerization International Yearbook 1999 (London: Emap Business Communications, Ltd: 1999).