World:Top Ten Container Ports of 2006

by OldSailor on July 3, 2008

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The Top 10 Container Ports of 2006 are listed below in Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEU) in Bubble chart. Click the Bubble chart to have an interactive session.

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It is amazing to note that China takes 2nd,3rd,4th positions.

  • No 1: Singapore (Singapore) – 24,792,400 TEU
  • No 2: Hong Kong (China)- 23,539,000 TEU
  • No 3: Shanghai (China) – 21,710,000 TEU
  • No 4: Shenzhen (China) – 18,468,890 TEU
  • No 5: Busan (South Korea) – 12,030,000 TEU
  • No 6: Kaohsiung (Taiwan) – 9,774,670 TEU
  • No 7: Rotterdam (Netherlands)- 9,603,000 TEU
  • No 8: Dubai (UAE) – 8,923,465 TEU
  • No 9: Hamburg (Germany) – 8,861,545 TEU
  • No 10: Los Angeles (USA) – 8,469,853 TEU

For details click the map below.

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Out of a total 146,172,823 TEUs, China alone handled 63,717,890 TEUs. This works out to 43.59 percent!

Source: CIA-The World Fact Book

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