Container port traffic (TEU: 20 foot equivalent units)
Definition: Port container traffic measures the flow of containers from land to sea transport modes., and vice versa, in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a standard-size container. Data refer to coastal shipping as well as international journeys. Transshipment traffic is counted as two lifts at the intermediate port (once to off-load and again as an outbound lift) and includes empty units.
Description: The map below shows how Container port traffic (TEU: 20 foot equivalent units) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is China, with a value of 129,610,700.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Paraguay, with a value of 7,326.80.
Source: Containerisation International, Containerisation International Yearbook.