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.
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.
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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