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World Port Ranking, 2003

Total cargo volume, metric tons (1,000s)Container traffic (TEUs) (1,000s)1
RankPortCountryTonsRankPortCountryTEUs
1.SingaporeSingapore347,6941.Hong KongChina20,499
2.RotterdamNetherlands326,9582.SingaporeSingapore18,411
3.ShanghaiChina316,2103.ShanghaiChina11,280
4.Hong KongChina207,6124.ShenzhenChina10,615
5.South LouisianaUnited States180,4935.BusanSouth Korea10,408
6.HoustonUnited States173,3206.KaohsiungTaiwan8,843
7.ChibaJapan169,0007. Los Angeles United States7,149
8.NagoyaJapan168,3788.Rotterdam Netherlands 7,107
9.GuangzhouChina167,7209.HamburgGermany6,138
10.KwangyangSouth Korea165,08910.AntwerpBelgium5,445
11.Busan South Korea162,46011.DubaiUnited Arab Emirates5,152
12.TianjinChina161,82012.Port KalangMalaysia4,840
13.NingboChina153,98013. Long Beach United States4,658
14.UlsanSouth Korea146,94014.QuingdaoChina4,239
15.AntwerpBelgium142,87515. New York/New Jersey United States4,068
16.QingdaoChina140,90016.Tanjung PelepasIndonesia3,487
17.KaohsiungTaiwan138,83217.TokyoJapan3,314
18.New York/New JerseyUnited States132,43818.Bremen/BremerhafenGermany3,190
19.InchonSouth Korea131,01819.Laem ChabangThailand3,181
20.DalianChina126,02020.Gioia TauroItaly3,149
21.YokohamaJapan125,94321.TianjinChina3,015
22.QinhuangdaoChina125,62022.NingboChina2,772
23.HamburgGermany106,53623.GuangzhouChina2,762
24.MarseillesFrance95,54524.Tanjung PriokIndonesia2,758
25.Port HedlandAustralia89,79925.ManilaPhilippines2,552
1. TEU denotes twenty-foot equivalent units.
Source: American Association of Port Authorities. Web: www.aapa-ports.org .

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