Top 50 World Container Ports

Rank Port   Volume 2015 (Million TEU)  Volume 2014 (Million TEU) Volume 2013 (Million TEU) Volume 2012 (Million TEU) Volume 2011 (Million TEU)
1 Shanghai, China 36.54 35.29  33.62 32.53 31.74
2 SIngapore 30.92 33.87  32.6 31.65 29.94
3 Shenzhen, China 24.20 24.03  23.28 22.94 22.57
4 Ningbo-Zhoushan, China 20.63 19.45 17.33 16.83 14.72
5 Hong Kong, S.A.R., China 20.07 22.23 22.35 23.12 24.38
6 Busan, South Korea 19.45 18.65  17.69 17.04 16.18
7 Qingdao, China 17.47 16.62  15.52 14.50 13.02
8 Guangzhou Harbor, China 17.22 16.16  15.31 14.74 14.42
9 Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 15.60 15.25  13.64 13.30 13.00
10 Tianjin, China 14.11 14.05  13.01 12.30 11.59
11 Rotterdam, Netherlands 12.23 12.30  11.62 11.87 11.88
12 Port Klang, Malaysia 11.89 10.95  10.35 10.00 9.60
13 Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China 10.26 10.59   9.94 9.78 9.64
14 Antwerp, Belgium 9.65 8.98 8.59 8.64 8.66
15 Dalian, China 9.45 10.13 10.86 8.92 6.40
16 Xiamen, China 9.18 8.57   8.01 7.20 6.47
17 Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia 9.10 8.50   7.63 7.70 7.50
18 Hamburg, Germany 8.82 9.73 9.30 8.89 9.01
19 Los Angeles, U.S.A. 8.16 8.33   7.87 8.08 7.94
20* Keihin Ports, Japan 7.52 7.85   7.81 7.85 7.64
21 Long Beach, U.S.A. 7.19 6.82   6.73 6.05 6.06
22 Laem Chabang, Thailand 6.82 6.58   6.04 5.93 5.73
23 New York-New Jersey, U.S.A. 6.37 5.77 5.47 5.53 5.50
24 Yingkou, China 5.92 5.77 5.30 4.85 4.03
25 Bremen/Bremerhaven, Germany 5.48 5.78   5.84 6.13 5.92
26 Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 5.31 6.39 5.96 5.19 4.53
27 Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia 5.20 5.77   5.47 5.53 5.50
28 Colombo, Sri Lanka 5.19 4.91 4.31 4.26 4.26
29 Suzhou, China 5.10 4.45 5.31
30 Lianyungun, China 5.01 5.01   5.49 5.02 4.85
31** Hanshin Ports, Japan 4.93 5.32 5.32 5.00 4.80
32 Valencia, Spain 4.62 4.44 4.33 4.47 4.33
33 Algerciras Bay, Spain 4.52 4.56   4.50 4.11 3.60
34 Jawaharlal Nehru, India 4.49 4.45   4.12 4.26 4.32
35 Manila, Philippines 4.23 3.65 3.77 3.71 3.46
36 Jeddah, Suadi Arabia 4.19 4.20   4.56 4.74 4.01
37 Felixstowe, U.K. 4.00 4.00   3.74 3.95 3.74
38 Haiphong, Vietnam 3.87 3.45 3.02 .96 1.01
39 Santos, Brazil 3.78 3.68   3.45 3.17 2.99
40 Georgia Ports,  U.S.A. 3.74 3.35 3.03 2.97 2.94
41 Port Said East, Egypt 3.60 3.40 3.12 2.86 3.20
42 Colon, Panama 3.58 3.29 3.36 3.52 3.37
43*** Seattle-Tacoma NW Seaport Alliance, U.S.A. 3.53 3.43 3.46 3.51 3.59
44 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 3.40 4.12 4.12 400 3.23
45 Piraeus, Greece 3.37 3.59   3.16   —
46 Balboa, Panama 3.29 3.47 3.19 3.30 3.23
47 Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, Indonesia 3.12 3.13 3.02 2.89 2.64
48 Ambarli, Turkey 3.09 3.38 3.38 3.10 2.69
49 Marsaxlokk, Malta 3.06 2.90 2.75 2.54 2.36
50 Vancouver, Canada 3.05 2.91 2.83 2.72