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Top 50 World Container Ports

Rank Port Volume 2016 (Million TEU) Volume 2015 (Million TEU) Volume 2014 (Million TEU) Volume 2013 (Million TEU) Volume 2012 (Million TEU) Website

1

Shanghai, China 37.13 36.54 35.29  33.62 32.53 www.portshanghai.com.cn/en/
2 SIngapore 30.90 30.92 33.87  32.60 31.65 www.singaporepsa.com
3 Shenzhen, China 23.97 24.20 24.03  23.28 22.94 www.szport.net
4 Ningbo-Zhoushan, China 21.60 20.63 19.45 17.33 16.83 www.nbport.com.cn/portal/wps/portal/en
5 Busan, South Korea 19.85 19.45 18.65 17.69 17.04 www.busanpa.com/eng/Main.do
6 Hong Kong, S.A.R., China 19.81 20.07 22.23 22.35 23.12 www.mardep.gov.hk
7 Guangzhou Harbor, China 18.85 17.22 16.16 15.31 14.74 www.gzport.com
8 Qingdao, China 18.01 17.47 16.62 15.52 14.50 www.qingdao-port.com/en/index.jsp
9 Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 15.73 15.60 15.25  13.64 13.30 www.dpworld.ae/en/content/71/47
10 Tianjin, China 14.49 14.11 14.05  13.01 12.30 www.chinadaily.com.cn/m/tianjinport/index.html
11 Port Klang, Malaysia 13.20 11.89 10.95 10.35 10.00 www.pka.gov.my
12 Rotterdam, Netherlands 12.38 12.23 12.30 11.62 11.87 www.portofrotterdam.com/en
13 Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China 10.46 10.26 10.59   9.94 9.78 kh.twport.com.tw/en/
14 Antwerp, Belgium 10.04 9.65 8.98 8.59 8.64 www.portofantwerp.com/en
15 Dalian, China 9.61 9.45 10.13 10.86 8.92 www.dlport.cn/html/en_index/index.html
16 Xiamen, China 9.61 9.18 8.57   8.01 7.20 www.portxiamen.gov.cn/
17 Hamburg, Germany 8.91 8.82 9.73 9.30 8.89 www.hafen-hamburg.de/
18 Los Angeles, U.S.A. 8.86 8.16 8.33 7.87 8.08 www.portoflosangeles.org
19 Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia 8.28 9.10 8.50 7.63 7.70 www.ptp.com.my
20* Keihin Ports, Japan 7.61 7.52 7.85   7.81 7.85 www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/en
21 Laem Chabang, Thailand 7.22 6.82 6.58 6.04 5.93 www.laemchabangportnew.com/en.html
22 Long Beach, U.S.A. 6.80 7.19 6.82 6.73 6.05 www.polb.com
23 New York-New Jersey, U.S.A. 6.25 6.37 5.77 5.47 5.53 www.panynj.gov/port/
24 Yingkou, China 6.08 5.92 5.77 5.30 4.85 en.ykport.com.cn/
25 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 5.99 5.31 6.39 5.96 5.19 www.vpa.org.vn
26 Colombo, Sri Lanka 5.73 5.19 4.91 4.31 4.26 www.slpa.lk
27 Bremen/Bremerhaven, Germany 5.49 5.48 5.78 5.84 6.13 bremenports.de/en/
28 Suzhou, China 5.40 5.10 4.45 5.31 -- suzhou.jiangsu.net/transportation/waterway/port/
29** Hanshin Ports, Japan 5.02 4.93 5.32 5.32 5.00 www.hanshinport.co.jp/en
30 Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia 5.51 5.20 5.77 5.47 5.53

www.priokport.co.id

31 Mundra, India 4.80 2.99 2.70 2.10 1.60 www.adaniports.com/mundra-port
32 Algeciras, Spain 4.76 4.52 4.56 4.50 4.11 www.apba.es/en/
33 Valencia, Spain 4.72 4.62 4.44 4.33 4.47 www.valenciaport.com/en/
34 Lianyungang, China 4.70 5.01 5.01 5.49 5.02 gkj.lyg.gov.cn/
35 Manila, Philippines 4.52 4.23 3.65 3.77 3.71 www.ppa.com.ph
36 Jawarharlal Nehru Port (Nhava Sheva), India 4.51 4.49 4.45 4.12 4.26 www.jnport.gov.in
37 Khorfakkan, U.A.E. 4.33 4.14 4.12 4.12 4.00 www.sharjahports.ae
38 Felixstowe, U.K. 4.10 4.00 3.74 3.95 3.74 www.portoffelixstowe.co.uk/
39 Haiphong, Vietnam 4.10 3.87 3.45 3.02 0.96 www.vpa.org.vn
40 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 3.96 4.19 4.20 4.56 4.74 mawani.gov.sa/en-us/pages/default.aspx
41 Piraeus, Greece 3.73 3.37 3.59 3.16 --

www.pct.com.gr  www.olp.gr/en

42 Savannah, U.S.A. 3.64 3.74 3.35 3.03 2.97 www.gaports.com
43*** Seattle-Tacoma NW Seaport Alliance, U.S.A. 3.62 3.53 3.43 3.46 3.51

www.portseattle.org/

www.portoftacoma.com/

www.nwseaportalliance.com/#/maps/overview

44 Santos, Brazil 3.60 3.78 3.68 3.45 3.17 www.portodesantos.com.br/
45 Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, Indonesia 3.35 3.12 3.13 3.02 2.89 www.pelindo.co.id/en/profil-perusahaan/cabang-anak-perusahaan/cabang-perusahaan
46 Salalah, Oman 3.32 2.57 2.96 3.34 3.63 www.salalahport.com/
47 Colon, Panama 3.26 3.58 3.29 3.36 3.52 www.amp.gob.pa
48 Marsaxlokk, Malta 3.08 3.06 2.90 2.75 2.54 www.maltafreeport.com.mt
49 Nanjing, China 3.08 2.94 -- -- -- www.njp.com.cn/
50 Port Said East, Egypt 3.04 3.60 3.40 3.12 2.86 portsaid-alyoum.com/home/

**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, Drewry World Container Traffic Port Handling and individual port websites.