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Shanghai still world-leading container port – close race for second place

Chinese ports are heavily present on the top-20 list over the world’s largest container ports, according to a half-year ranking by Alphaliner. Shanghai is still biggest, but Singapore’s second place is under pressure.

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The booming container volumes that have sailed across the Pacific Ocean between Asia and the US are reflected on the list over the world’s largest container ports.

This is evident from a half-year ranking by Alphaliner based on throughput container volumes in teu in the world’s 20 leading container ports.

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