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Top 50 World Container Ports

Rank Port Volume 2014 (Million TEU) Volume 2013 (Million TEU) Volume 2012 (Million TEU) Volume 2011 (Million TEU) Website

1

Shanghai, China 35.29  33.62 32.53 31.74 www.portshanghai.com.cn
2 SIngapore 33.87  32.6 31.65 29.94 www.singaporepsa.com
3 Shenzhen, China 24.03  23.28 22.94 22.57 www.szport.net
4 Hong Kong, S.A.R., China 22.23  22.35 23.12 24.38 www.mardep.gov.hk
5 Ningbo-Zhoushan, China 19.45  17.33 16.83 14.72 www.zhoushan.cn/english
6 Busan, South Korea 18.65  17.69 17.04 16.18 www.busanpa.com
7 Qingdao, China 16.62  15.52 14.50 13.02 www.qdport.com
8 Guangzhou Harbor, China 16.16  15.31 14.74 14.42 www.gzport.com
9 Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 15.25  13.64 13.30 13.00 www.dpworld.ae 
10 Tianjin, China 14.05  13.01 12.30 11.59 www.ptacn.com 
11 Rotterdam, Netherlands 12.30  11.62 11.87 11.88 www.portofrotterdam.com 
12 Port Klang, Malaysia 10.95  10.35 10.00 9.60 www.pka.gov.my
13 Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China 10.59   9.94 9.78 9.64 www.khb.gov.tw
14 Dalian, China 10.13  10.86 8.92 6.40 www.dlport.cn
15 Hamburg, Germany 9.73   9.30 8.89 9.01 www.hafen-hamburg.de 
16 Antwerp, Belguim 8.98   8.59 8.64 8.66 www.portofantwerp.com 
17 Xiamen, China 8.57   8.01 7.20 6.47 www.portxiamen.gov.cn
18 Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia 8.50   7.63 7.70 7.50 www.ptp.com.my
19 Los Angeles, U.S.A. 8.33   7.87 8.08 7.94 www.portoflosangeles.org
20* Keihin Ports, Japan 7.85   7.81 7.85 7.64 www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/en
21 Long Beach, U.S.A. 6.82   6.73 6.05 6.06 www.polb.com
22 Laem Chabang, Thailand 6.58   6.04 5.93 5.73 www.laemchabangport.com
23 Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia 6.40   6.59 6.46 5.65

www.priokport.co.id

www.indonesiaport.co.id

24 Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 6.39   5.96 5.19 4.53 www.vpa.org.vn
25 Bremen/Bremerhaven, Germany 5.78   5.84 6.13 5.92 www.bremen-ports.de 
26 New York-New Jersey, U.S.A. 5.77   5.47 5.53 5.50 www.panynj.gov 
27 Yingkou, China 5.77   5.30 4.85 4.03 www.ykport.com.cn 
28* Hanshin Ports, Japan 5.32   5.32 5.00 4.80 www.hanshinport.co.jp/en
29 Lianyungun, China 5.01   5.49 5.02 4.85 www.lyg.gov.cn
30 Columbo, Sri Lanka 4.91   4.31 4.26 4.26 www.slpa.lk
31 Algerciras Bay, Spain 4.56   4.50 4.11 3.60 www.apba.es
32 Jawaharlal Nehru, India 4.45   4.12 4.26 4.32 www.jnport.com
33 Suzhou, China 4.45   5.31   --   -- suzhou.jiangsu.net/transportation/waterway/port
34 Valencia, Spain 4.44   4.33 4.47 4.33 www.valenciaport.com
35 Jeddah, Suadi Arabia 4.20   4.56 4.74 4.01 www.ports.gov.sa
36 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 4.12   4.12 4.00 3.23  www.sharjahports.ae
37 Felixstowe, U.K. 4.00   3.74 3.95 3.74 www.portoffelixstowe.co.uk/
38 Santos, Brazil 3.68   3.45 3.17 2.99 www.portodesantos.com
39 Manila, Philippines 3.65   3.77 3.71 3.46 www.ppa.com.ph
40 Piraeus, Greece 3.59   3.16 --   -- www.pct.com.gr   www.olp.gr/en
41 Port Said East, Egypt 3.50   3.12 2.86 3.2 www.scctportsaid.com
42 Balboa, Panama 3.47   3.19 3.30 3.23 www.ppc.com.pa/balboa.php
43 Haiphong, Vietnam 3.45   3.02  .96 1.01 www.vpa.org.vn
44* Seattle-Tacoma NW Seaport Alliance, U.S.A. 3.43   3.46 3.51 3.59 www.portseattle.org   www.porttacoma.org
45 Ambarli, Turkey 3.38   3.38 3.10 2.69 www.atlasliman.com
46 Georgia Ports, U.S.A.  3.35   3.03 2.97 2.94  www.gaports.com 
47 Colon, Panama 3.29   3.36 3.52 3.37 www.amp.gob.pa
48 Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, Indonesia 3.13   3.02 2.89 2.64 www.perakport.co.id
49 Tanger Med, Morocco 3.08 2.56 1.82 2.09 www.tmpa.ima
50 Salalah, Oman 3.03 3.34 3.63 3.20 www.salalah.com

**Keihin Ports is Japan's superport hub on the Tokyo Bay and includes Yokohama, Kawasaki, and Tokyo.                                                                             **Hanshin Ports is Japan's superport hub on the Osaka Bay and includes Kobe, Lsaka, Sakai-Semboku and Amafasaki-Nishinomiya-Ashiya.                       **In October of 2014 the Port of Tacoma and Port of Seattle announced an agreement to opperate jointly.                    
Note: Represents total port throughput, included loaded and empty TEU.
Source data: The Journal of Commerce annual top 50 World Container Ports, Lloyd's List annual Top 100 Ports, AAPA World Port Rankings and individual port websites.