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Port containerized throughput Ranking 2017

Port containerized throughput Ranking 2017

28 May 2018|Briefing note

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Image of a cargo ship carrying containers
Photo: EFE/Ingo Wagner

The Infrastructure Services Unit of ECLAC updates every year its ranking of container port throughput, which shows the cargo volume in containers in 120 ports of the region, based on data obtained directly from port authorities and terminal operators. In 2017 this activity increase 6.1%, with a total volume of approximately 50.6 million TEU. 

  País/ CountryPuerto/ Port201520162017
1 PanamáColón (MIT, Evergreen, Panamá Port)           3.577.427           3.258.381           3.891.209
2 BrasilSantos           3.645.448           3.393.593           3.578.192
3 PanamáBalboa           3.294.113           2.989.860           2.986.617
4 MéxicoManzanillo           2.541.140           2.578.822           2.830.370
5 ColombiaCartagena (inc. S.P.R, El Bosque, Contecar,ZP)           2.425.277           2.323.787           2.678.005
6 PerúCallao (inc. DPW/ APM)           1.900.444           2.054.970           2.250.224
7 EcuadorGuayaquil           1.704.730           1.814.915           1.871.591
8 JamaicaKingston           1.653.272           1.567.442           1.560.000
9 ArgentinaBuenos Aires (incluye Exolgan)           1.433.053           1.352.068           1.468.960
10 ChileSan Antonio           1.170.184           1.287.658           1.296.890
11 República DominicanaCaucedo              826.935              918.542           1.235.801
12 Costa RicaLimón-Moin           1.108.573           1.177.385           1.199.628
13 Puerto RicoSan Juan           1.223.078           1.270.210           1.199.157
14 MéxicoLazaro Cárdenas           1.058.747           1.115.452           1.149.079
15 MéxicoVeracruz              931.812              965.294           1.117.304
16 ChileValparaiso              902.542              884.030           1.073.734
17 UruguayMontevideo              811.297              888.119              939.427
18 ColombiaBuenaventura (inc. SPR, TCBUEN y ZP)              984.057              869.061              920.000
19 BahamasFreeport           1.400.000           1.200.000              850.426
20 BrasilNavegantes (Portonave)              662.590              895.375              811.905
21 MéxicoAltamira              647.369              684.931              803.222
22 BrasilParanaguá              782.346              725.041              752.250
23 BrasilRio Grande              726.785              705.154              743.717
24 HondurasPuerto Cortes              624.302              621.819              642.218
25 BrasilItapoa              559.005              547.679              592.304
26 GuatemalaSanto Tomas de Castilla              529.450              614.463              566.539
27 ChileSan Vicente              456.176              502.065              516.449
28 República DominicanaHaina              417.642              444.755              488.963
29 BrasilSuape              398.166              390.508              460.769
30 GuatemalaPuerto Barrios              432.141              428.263              455.973
31 ChileCoronel              471.426              432.671              431.213
32 GuatemalaPuerto Quetzal              389.329              427.375              367.239
33 CubaMariel              330.964              325.328              332.240
34 ChileLirquen              164.994              264.149              311.072
35 BrasilSalvador              283.500              302.354              301.129
36 Costa RicaCaldera              235.268              264.371              289.582
37 BrasilItaguai /Sepetiba              228.173              205.041              282.682
38 BrasilRio de Janeiro              297.991              273.269              281.473
39 ChileIquique              227.099              271.733              280.353
40 BrasilChibatao              450.544              376.282              275.357
41 Trinidad y TobagoPort of Spain              298.969              258.704              252.159
42 BrasilSuperterminais              108.391                 61.821              251.199
43 ChileArica              226.893              225.029              238.018
44 MéxicoEnsenada              193.420              191.708              230.185
45 PerúPaita              214.483              219.226              228.367
46 BrasilItajai              323.565              208.768              224.546
47 GuadalupeJarry/Point-a-Pitre              201.948              212.259              210.000
48 El SalvadorAcajutla              190.708              202.165              209.903
49 BrasilPecem              180.335              170.965              209.204
50 BrasilVitória              208.792              187.631              192.073