United Kingdom - Container port traffic
Container port traffic (TEU: 20 foot equivalent units)
The value for Container port traffic (TEU: 20 foot equivalent units) in United Kingdom was 7,388,973 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8,625,102 in 2007 and a minimum value of 6,434,734 in 2000.
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.
Source: Containerisation International, Containerisation International Yearbook.
Topic: Infrastructure Indicators