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Top 50 World Container Ports

Rank Port, Country Volume 2013 (Million TEUs) Volume 2012 (Million TEUs) Volume 2011 (Million TEUS) Website

1

Shanghai, China  33.62 32.53 31.74 www.portshanghai.com.cn
2 SIngapore,Singapore  32.6 31.65 29.94 www.singaporepsa.com
3 Shenzhen, China  23.28 22.94 22.57 www.szport.net
4 Hong Kong, China  22.35 23.12 24.38 www.mardep.gov.hk
5 Busan, South Korea  17.69 17.04 16.18 www.busanpa.com
6 Ningbo-Zhoushan, China  17.33 16.83 14.72 www.zhoushan.cn/english
7 Qingdao, China  15.52 14.50 13.02 www.qdport.com
8 Guangzhou Harbor, China  15.31 14.74 14.42 www.gzport.com
9 Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates  13.64 13.30 13.00 www.dpworld.ae 
10 Tianjin, China  13.01 12.30 11.59 www.ptacn.com 
11 Rotterdam, Netherlands  11.62 11.87 11.88 www.portofrotterdam.com 
12 Dalian, China  10.86 8.92 6.40 www.dlport.cn
13 Port Kelang, Malaysia  10.35 10.00 9.60 www.pka.gov.my
14 Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China   9.94 9.78 9.64 www.khb.gov.tw
15 Hamburg, Germany   9.30 8.89 9.01 www.hafen-hamburg.de 
16 Antwerp, Belguim   8.59 8.64 8.66 www.portofantwerp.com 
17 Keihin ports*, Japan   8.37 7.85 7.64 www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/en/
18 Xiamen, China   8.01 7.20 6.47 www.portxiamen.gov.cn
19 Los Angeles, U.S.A.   7.87 8.08 7.94 www.portoflosangeles.org
20 Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia   7.63 7.70 7.50 www.ptp.com.my
21 Long Beach, U.S.A.   6.73 6.05 6.06 www.polb.com
22 Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia   6.59 6.46 5.65

www.priokport.co.id

http://www.tpkkoja.co.id/

23 Laem Chabang, Thailand   6.04 5.93 5.73 www.laemchabangport.com
24 Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam   5.96 5.19 4.53 www.vpa.org.vn
25 Bremen/Bremerhaven, Germany   5.84 6.13 5.92 www.bremen-ports.de 
26 Lianyungung, China   5.49 5.02 4.85 www.lyg.gov.cn
27 New York-New Jersey, U.S.A.   5.47 5.53 5.50 www.panynj.gov 
28 Hanshin* ports, Japan   5.32 5.00 4.80

www.pa.kkr.mlit.go.jp/kobeport/index.html

29 Yingkou, China   5.30 4.85 4.03 www.ykport.com.cn 
30 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia    4.56 4.74 4.01 www.ports.gov.sa 
31 Algerciras Bay, Spain   4.50 4.11 3.60 www.apba.es
32 Valencia, Spain   4.33 4.47 4.33 www.valenciaport.com 
33 Columbo, Sri Lanka    4.31 4.26 4.26 www.slpa.lk
34 Jawaharlal Nehru, India   4.12 4.26 4.32 www.jnport.com
35 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates   4.12 4.00 3.23  www.sharjahports.ae
36 Manila, Philippines   3.77 3.71 3.46 www.ppa.com.ph
37 Felixstowe, U.K.   3.74 3.95 3.74 www.portoffelixstowe.co.uk/
38 Santos, Brazil   3.45 3.17 2.99 www.portodesantos.com
39 Ambarli, Turkey   3.38 3.10 2.69 ww.altasliman.com/en
40 Colon, Panama   3.36 3.52 3.37 www.cct-pa.com 
41 Salalah, Oman   3.34 3.63 3.20 www.salalahport.com
42 Balboa, Panama   3.19 3.30 3.23 www.ppc.com.pa/balboa.php
43 Port Said East, Egypt   3.12 2.86 3.2 www.scctportsaid.com
44 Gioia Tauro, Italy   3.09 2.72 2.30 www.portodigioiatauro.it
45 Georgia Ports, U.S.A.    3.03 2.97 2.94  www.gaports.com 
46 Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, Indonesia   3.02 2.89 2.64 www.perakport.co.id
47 Metro Vancouver, Canada   2.83 2.71 2.51 www.portmetrovancouver.com
48 Marsaxlokk, Malta   2.75 2.54   www.maltafreeport.com.mt
49 Nagoya, Japan   2.71 2.66 2.62  www.port-of-nagoya.jp/
50 Durban, South Africa   2.63 2.59 2.71  www.transnetnationalportsauthority.net

 *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.
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.