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Ports and terminals
 
 
CountryPorts and terminals
AfghanistanKheyrabad, Shir Khan
AlbaniaDurres, Sarande, Shengjin, Vlore
AlgeriaAlgiers, Annaba, Arzew, Bejaia, Djendjene, Jijel, Mostaganem, Oran, Skikda
American SamoaPago Pago
AngolaCabinda, Lobito, Luanda, Namibe
AnguillaBlowing Point, Road Bay
Antarcticathere are no developed ports and harbors in Antarctica; most coastal stations have offshore anchorages, and supplies are transferred from ship to shore by small boats, barges, and helicopters; a few stations have a basic wharf facility; US coastal stations include McMurdo (77 51 S, 166 40 E), and Palmer (64 43 S, 64 03 W); government use only except by permit (see Permit Office under "Legal System"); all ships at port are subject to inspection in accordance with Article 7, Antarctic Treaty; offshore anchorage is sparse and intermittent; relevant legal instruments and authorization procedures adopted by the states parties to the Antarctic Treaty regulating access to the Antarctic Treaty area, to all areas between 60 and 90 degrees of latitude south, have to be complied with (see "Legal System"); The Hydrographic Committee on Antarctica (HCA), a special hydrographic commission of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), is responsible for hydrographic surveying and nautical charting matters in Antarctic Treaty area; it coordinates and facilitates provision of accurate and appropriate charts and other aids to navigation in support of safety of navigation in region; membership of HCA is open to any IHO Member State whose government has acceded to the Antarctic Treaty and which contributes resources and/or data to IHO Chart coverage of the area; members of HCA are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, NZ, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, and the UK (2006)
Antigua and BarbudaSaint John's
Arctic OceanChurchill (Canada), Murmansk (Russia), Prudhoe Bay (US)
ArgentinaArroyo Seco, Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, La Plata, Punta Colorada, Rosario, San Lorenzo-San Martin
ArubaBarcadera, Oranjestad, Sint Nicolaas
Ashmore and Cartier Islandsnone; offshore anchorage only
Atlantic OceanAlexandria (Egypt), Algiers (Algeria), Antwerp (Belgium), Barcelona (Spain), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Casablanca (Morocco), Colon (Panama), Copenhagen (Denmark), Dakar (Senegal), Gdansk (Poland), Hamburg (Germany), Helsinki (Finland), Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain), Le Havre (France), Lisbon (Portugal), London (UK), Marseille (France), Montevideo (Uruguay), Montreal (Canada), Naples (Italy), New Orleans (US), New York (US), Oran (Algeria), Oslo (Norway), Peiraiefs or Piraeus (Greece), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Saint Petersburg (Russia), Stockholm (Sweden)
AustraliaBrisbane, Dampier, Fremantle, Gladstone, Hay Point, Melbourne, Newcastle, Port Hedland, Port Kembla, Port Walcott, Sydney
AustriaEnns, Krems, Linz, Vienna
AzerbaijanBaku (Baki)
Bahamas, TheFreeport, Nassau, South Riding Point
BahrainMina' Salman, Sitrah
BangladeshChittagong, Mongla Port
BarbadosBridgetown
BelarusMazyr
BelgiumAntwerp, Gent, Liege, Zeebrugge
BelizeBelize City, Big Creek
BeninCotonou
BermudaHamilton, Saint George
BoliviaPuerto Aguirre (inland port on the Paraguay/Parana waterway at the Bolivia/Brazil border); Bolivia has free port privileges in maritime ports in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Paraguay
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosanska Gradiska, Bosanski Brod, Bosanski Samac, and Brcko (all inland waterway ports on the Sava), Orasje
Bouvet Islandnone; offshore anchorage only
BrazilGuaiba, Ilha Grande, Paranagua, Rio Grande, Santos, Sao Sebastiao, Tubarao
British Indian Ocean TerritoryDiego Garcia
British Virgin IslandsRoad Town
BruneiLumut, Muara, Seria
BulgariaBurgas, Varna
BurmaMoulmein, Rangoon, Sittwe
BurundiBujumbura
CambodiaPhnom Penh, Kampong Saom (Sihanoukville)
CameroonDouala, Limboh Terminal
CanadaFraser River Port, Halifax, Hamilton, Montreal, Port-Cartier, Quebec City, Saint John (New Brunswick), Sept-Isles, Vancouver
Cape VerdePorto Grande
Cayman IslandsCayman Brac, George Town
Central African RepublicBangui, Nola, Salo, Nzinga
ChileCoronel, Huasco, Lirquen, Puerto Ventanas, San Antonio, San Vicente, Valparaiso
ChinaDalian, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin
Christmas IslandFlying Fish Cove
Clipperton Islandnone; offshore anchorage only
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsPort Refuge
ColombiaBarranquilla, Buenaventura, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Turbo
ComorosMayotte, Mutsamudu
Congo, Democratic Republic of theBanana, Boma, Bukavu, Bumba, Goma, Kalemie, Kindu, Kinshasa, Kisangani, Matadi, Mbandaka
Congo, Republic of theBrazzaville, Djeno, Impfondo, Ouesso, Oyo, Pointe-Noire
Cook IslandsAvatiu
Coral Sea Islandsnone; offshore anchorage only
Costa RicaCaldera, Puerto Limon
Cote d'IvoireAbidjan, Espoir, San-Pedro
CroatiaOmisalj, Ploce, Rijeka, Sibenik, Vukovar (on Danube)
CubaCienfuegos, Havana, Matanzas
Cyprusarea under government control: Larnaca, Limassol, Vasilikos; area administered by Turkish Cypriots: Famagusta, Kyrenia
Czech RepublicDecin, Prague, Usti nad Labem
DenmarkAalborg, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Ensted, Esbjerg, Fredericia, Kalundborg
DjiboutiDjibouti
DominicaPortsmouth, Roseau
Dominican RepublicBoca Chica, Caucedo, Puerto Plata, Rio Haina, Santo Domingo
EcuadorEsmeraldas, Guayaquil, Manta, Puerto Bolivar
EgyptAyn Sukhnah, Alexandria, Damietta, El Dekheila, Sidi Kurayr, Suez
El SalvadorAcajutla, Puerto Cutuco
Equatorial GuineaBata, Malabo
EritreaAssab, Massawa
EstoniaKuivastu, Kunda, Muuga, Tallinn, Virtsu
EthiopiaEthiopia is landlocked and uses ports of Djibouti in Djibouti and Berbera in Somalia
European UnionAntwerp (Belgium), Barcelona (Spain), Braila (Romania), Bremen (Germany), Burgas (Bulgaria), Constanta (Romania), Copenhagen (Denmark), Galati (Romania), Gdansk (Poland), Hamburg (Germany), Helsinki (Finland), Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain), Le Havre (France), Lisbon (Portugal), London (UK), Marseille (France), Naples (Italy), Peiraiefs or Piraeus (Greece), Riga (Latvia), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Stockholm (Sweden), Talinn (Estonia), Tulcea (Romania), Varna (Bulgaria)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Stanley
Faroe IslandsTorshavn, Vagur
FijiLautoka, Suva
FinlandHamina, Helsinki, Kokkola, Kotka, Naantali, Pori, Raahe, Rauma, Turku
FranceBordeaux, Calais, Dunkerque, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes, Paris, Rouen, Strasbourg
French PolynesiaPapeete
French Southern and Antarctic Landsnone; offshore anchorage only
GabonGamba, Libreville, Lucinda, Port-Gentil
Gambia, TheBanjul
Gaza StripGaza
GeorgiaBat'umi, P'ot'i
GermanyBremen, Bremerhaven, Duisburg, Hamburg, Karlsruhe, Lubeck, Rostock, Wilhemshaven
GhanaTema
GibraltarGibraltar
GreeceAgioitheodoroi, Aspropyrgos, Pachi, Piraeus, Thessaloniki
GreenlandSisimiut
GrenadaSaint George's
GuamApra Harbor
GuatemalaPuerto Quetzal, Santo Tomas de Castilla
GuernseySaint Peter Port, Saint Sampson
GuineaConakry, Kamsar
Guinea-BissauBissau, Buba, Cacheu, Farim
GuyanaGeorgetown
HaitiCap-Haitien
Heard Island and McDonald Islandsnone; offshore anchorage only
HondurasLa Ceiba, Puerto Cortes, San Lorenzo, Tela
Hong KongHong Kong
HungaryBudapest, Dunaujvaros, Gyor-Gonyu, Csepel, Baja, Mohacs (2003)
IcelandGrundartangi, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik
IndiaChennai, Haldia, Jawaharal Nehru, Kandla, Kolkata (Calcutta), Mormugao, Mumbai (Bombay), New Mangalore, Vishakhapatnam
Indian OceanChennai (Madras; India), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Durban (South Africa), Jakarta (Indonesia), Kolkata (Calcutta; India) Melbourne (Australia), Mumbai (Bombay; India), Richards Bay (South Africa)
IndonesiaBanjarmasin, Belawan, Ciwandan, Kotabaru, Krueg Geukueh, Palembang, Panjang, Sungai Pakning, Tanjung Perak, Tanjung Priok
IranAssaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Bandar-e-Eman Khomeyni
IraqAl Basrah, Khawr az Zubayr, Umm Qasr
IrelandCork, Dublin, Shannon Foynes
Isle of ManDouglas, Ramsey
IsraelAshdod, Elat (Eilat), Hadera, Haifa
ItalyAugusta, Genoa, Livorno, Ravenna, Sarroch, Taranto, Trieste, Venice
JamaicaKingston, Port Esquivel, Port Kaiser, Port Rhoades, Rocky Point
Jan Mayennone; offshore anchorage only
JapanChiba, Kawasaki, Kobe, Mizushima, Moji, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Tomakomai, Yohohama
JerseyGorey, Saint Aubin, Saint Helier
JordanAl 'Aqabah
KazakhstanAqtau (Shevchenko), Atyrau (Gur'yev), Oskemen (Ust-Kamenogorsk), Pavlodar, Semey (Semipalatinsk)
KenyaMombasa
KiribatiBetio
Korea, NorthCh'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Kimch'aek, Kosong, Najin, Namp'o, Sinuiju, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Ungsang, Wonsan
Korea, SouthInch'on, P'ohang, Pusan, Ulsan
KuwaitAsh Shu'aybah, Ash Shuwaykh, Az Zawr (Mina' Sa'ud), Mina' 'Abd Allah, Mina' al Ahmadi
KyrgyzstanBalykchy (Ysyk-Kol or Rybach'ye)
LatviaRiga, Ventspils
LebanonBeirut, Tripoli
LiberiaBuchanan, Monrovia
LibyaAs Sidrah, Az Zuwaytinah, Marsa al Burayqah, Ra's Lanuf, Tripoli, Zawiyah
LithuaniaKlaipeda
LuxembourgMertert
MacauMacau
MadagascarAntsiranana, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara
MalawiChipoka, Monkey Bay, Nkhata Bay, Nkhotakota, Chilumba
MalaysiaBintulu, Johor Bahru, Kuantan, Labuan, George Town (Penang), Port Kelang, Tanjung Pelepas
MaldivesMale
MaliKoulikoro
MaltaMarsaxlokk (Malta Freeport), Valletta
Marshall IslandsMajuro
MauritaniaNouadhibou, Nouakchott
MauritiusPort Louis
MayotteDzaoudzi
MexicoAltamira, Coatzacoalcos, Manzanillo, Morro Redondo, Salina Cruz, Tampico, Veracruz
Micronesia, Federated States ofTomil Harbor
MonacoMonaco
MontenegroBar
MontserratLittle Bay, Plymouth
MoroccoAgadir, Casablanca, Mohammedia, Safi
MozambiqueBeira, Maputo, Nacala
NamibiaLuderitz, Walvis Bay
NauruNauru
Navassa Islandnone; offshore anchorage only
NetherlandsAmsterdam, IJmuiden, Rotterdam, Terneuzen, Vlissingen
Netherlands AntillesBopec Terminal, Willemstad
New CaledoniaNoumea
New ZealandAuckland, Lyttelton, Marsden Point, Tauranga, Wellington, Whangarei
NicaraguaBluefields, Corinto, El Bluff
NigeriaBonny Inshore Terminal, Calabar, Lagos
Niuenone; offshore anchorage only
Norfolk Islandnone; loading jetties at Kingston and Cascade
Northern Mariana IslandsSaipan, Tinian
NorwayBergen, Borg Havn, Haugesund, Maaloy, Mongstad, Narvik, Oslo, Sture
OmanMina' Qabus, Salalah
Pacific OceanBangkok (Thailand), Hong Kong (China), Kao-hsiung (Taiwan), Los Angeles (US), Manila (Philippines), Pusan (South Korea), San Francisco (US), Seattle (US), Shanghai (China), Singapore, Sydney (Australia), Vladivostok (Russia), Wellington (NZ), Yokohama (Japan)
PakistanKarachi, Port Muhammad Bin Qasim
PalauKoror
PanamaBalboa, Colon, Cristobal
Papua New GuineaKimbe, Lae, Madang, Rabaul, Wewak
Paracel Islandssmall Chinese port facilities on Woody Island and Duncan Island being expanded
ParaguayAsuncion, Villeta, San Antonio, Encarnacion
PeruCallao, Iquitos, Matarani, Paita, Pucallpa, Yurimaguas; note - Iquitos, Pucallpa, and Yurimaguas are on the upper reaches of the Amazon and its tributaries
PhilippinesCagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Liman, Manila, Nasipit Harbor
Pitcairn IslandsAdamstown (on Bounty Bay)
PolandGdansk, Gdynia, Swinoujscie, Szczecin
PortugalLeixoes, Lisbon, Setubal, Sines
Puerto RicoGuayanilla, Mayaguez, San Juan
QatarDoha, Ra's Laffan
RomaniaBraila, Constanta, Galati, Tulcea
RussiaAzov, Kaliningrad, Kavkaz, Nakhodka, Novorossiysk, Primorsk, Saint Petersburg, Vostochnyy
RwandaCyangugu, Gisenyi, Kibuye
Saint HelenaSaint Helena: Jamestown
Ascension Island: Georgetown
Tristan da Cunha: Calshot Harbor
Saint Kitts and NevisBasseterre
Saint LuciaCastries, Cul-de-Sac, Vieux-Fort
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSaint-Pierre
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesKingstown
SamoaApia
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome
Saudi ArabiaAd Dammam, Al Jubayl, Jiddah, Yanbu' al Sinaiyah
SenegalDakar
SeychellesVictoria
Sierra LeoneFreetown, Pepel, Sherbro Islands
SingaporeSingapore
SlovakiaBratislava, Komarno
SloveniaKoper
Solomon IslandsHoniara, Malloco Bay, Viru Harbor
SomaliaBerbera, Kismaayo
South AfricaCape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Richards Bay, Saldanha Bay
South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsGrytviken
Southern OceanMcMurdo, Palmer, and offshore anchorages in Antarctica
note: few ports or harbors exist on southern side of Southern Ocean; ice conditions limit use of most to short periods in midsummer; even then some cannot be entered without icebreaker escort; most Antarctic ports are operated by government research stations and, except in an emergency, are not open to commercial or private vessels; vessels in any port south of 60 degrees south are subject to inspection by observers under Article 7 of the Antarctic Treaty; The Hydrographic Committee on Antarctica (HCA), a special hydrographic commission of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), is responsible for hydrographic surveying and nautical charting matters in Antarctic Treaty area; it coordinates and facilitates provision of accurate and appropriate charts and other aids to navigation in support of safety of navigation in region; membership of HCA is open to any IHO Member State whose government has acceded to the Antarctic Treaty and which contributes resources and/or data to IHO Chart coverage of the area; members of HCA are Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, NZ, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, and the UK (2005)
SpainAlgeciras, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Tarragona, Valencia
Spratly Islandsnone; offshore anchorage only
Sri LankaColombo
SudanPort Sudan
SurinameParamaribo, Wageningen
SvalbardBarentsburg, Longyearbyen, Ny-Alesund, Pyramiden
SwedenBrofjorden, Goteborg, Helsingborg, Lulea, Malmo, Stenungsund, Stockholm, Trelleborg, Visby
SwitzerlandBasel
SyriaLatakia, Tartus
TaiwanChilung (Keelung), Kaohsiung, Taichung
TanzaniaDar es Salaam
ThailandBangkok, Laem Chabang, Prachuap Port, Si Racha
Timor-LesteDili
TogoKpeme, Lome
Tokelaunone; offshore anchorage only
TongaNuku'alofa
Trinidad and TobagoPoint Fortin, Point Lisas, Port-of-Spain
TunisiaBizerte, Gabes, La Goulette, Rades, Sfax, Skhira
TurkeyAliaga, Diliskelesi, Izmir, Kocaeli (Izmit), Mercin Limani, Nemrut Limani
TurkmenistanTurkmenbasy
Turks and Caicos IslandsGrand Turk, Providenciales
TuvaluFunafuti
UgandaEntebbe, Jinja, Port Bell
UkraineFeodosiya, Kerch, Kherson, Mariupol', Mykolayiv, Odesa, Yuzhnyy
United Arab EmiratesMina' Zayid (Abu Dhabi), Al Fujayrah, Mina' Jabal 'Ali (Dubai), Mina' Rashid (Dubai), Mina' Saqr (Ra's al Khaymah), Khawr Fakkan (Sharjah)
United KingdomDover, Felixstowe, Immingham, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Teesport (England), Forth Ports, Hound Point (Scotland), Milford Haven (Wales)
United StatesCorpus Christi, Duluth, Hampton Roads, Houston, Long Beach, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Tampa, Texas City
United States Pacific Island Wildlife RefugesBaker, Howland, and Jarvis Islands, and Kingman Reef: none; offshore anchorage only
Johnston Atoll: Johnston Island
Midway Islands: Sand Island
Palmyra Atoll: West Lagoon
UruguayMontevideo
UzbekistanTermiz (Amu Darya)
VanuatuForari, Port-Vila, Santo (Espiritu Santo)
VenezuelaLa Guaira, Maracaibo, Puerto Cabello, Punta Cardon
VietnamDa Nang, Hai Phong, Ho Chi Minh City
Virgin IslandsCharlotte Amalie, Limetree Bay
Wake Islandnone; two offshore anchorages for large ships
Wallis and FutunaLeava, Mata-Utu
Western SaharaAd Dakhla, Cabo Bojador, Laayoune (El Aaiun)
Worldtop ten container ports (TEUs): Singapore - 24,792,400; Hong Kong - 23,539,000; Shanghai - 21,710,000; Shenzhen (China) - 18,468,890; Busan (South Korea) - 12,030,000; Kaohsiung (Taiwan) - 9,774,670; - Rotterdam - 9,603,000; Dubai (UAE) - 8,923,465; Hamburg - 8,861,545; Los Angeles - 8,469,853 (2006)
YemenAden, Hudaydah, Mukalla
ZambiaMpulungu
ZimbabweBinga, Kariba

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