The 50 Largest Ports in the World

European Space Imaging

In this interactive application you can explore the 50 largest ports in the world. An aerial view shows that China is the leader with regard to transshipment volumes at six of the world’s ten busiest ports. It is also noticeable that every port represented here has experienced steady growth over the past 10 years. This reflects the trend in global shipping, which has grown 3 percent every year since 1970.