Lecture11-Top-Ports-of-the-World

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TTE TTE- 6755 Port Planning and Development 6755 Port Planning and Development Lecture #11 Top Ports of the World L. Prieto-Portar 2009
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(Some of the) Top Ports around the World: 1. Port of Rotterdam 2. Port of Hong Kong 3. Port of Singapore 4. Port of Antwerp . Port of Pusan 5. Port of Pusan 6. Port of Long Beach 7. Port of Los Angeles 7. Port of Hamburg 8. Port of Shanghai 9. Port of Kaohsiung
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European Ports
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Port of Rotterdam. www.port.rotterdam.nl Rotterdam is currently the world’s largest port. - Founded in 1400’s as a small village on the Rotte River. .1 million TEU’s; Rotterdam - 7.1 million TEU’s; - Handles more cargo and liquid loads than any other port in the world; - Channel and berth depth = 72 feet.
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³± ´µ ¶· ¸¹ ²³ Rotterdam: Total port area = 11,000 ha; total port length = 40 km. 191 multi-purpose cranes / 72 gantry cranes / 36 tugs / 4 pilot boats
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Rotterdam’s oil terminal.
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otterdam’s coal terminal.
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Rotterdam is a river-ocean port that handles an extreme variety of ships.
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Rotterdam’s barge traffic from the Rhine River.
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Port of Antwerp. www.portofantwerp.be Located on the Scheldt River which is dredged to 46 feet. Current container through- put = 3,250,000 TEUs.
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- Offers a central European geographical location with excellent inland transport facilities; - High quality productivity and logistical services; - 5.5 million TEU’s.
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- Maritime Transport - Inland Transport, a) Inland navigation, b) railways, c) motorways, d) pipelines, and e) air transport. - Droughts = 50 feet; - Area = 13,455 ha of which: a) water area docks = 2,103 ha b) industrial sites = 3,674 ha c) covered warehouses = 480 ha
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This photo shows the Port of Antwerp’s special warehouses which occupy over 105 ha. In addition, the port has, Berths = 129.8 km Docks = 90.2 km Rail system = 960.0 km
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Port of Hamburg. www.port-of-hamburg.com - The Port of Hamburg is now the World’s 9th largest container port; - 6.1 million TEUs (2004); - Port Area = 7,433 ha; - Draft = 48 feet; - In 1998 the total number of TEUs were 3,546,900, which represents 90.3% of the port’s operations.
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The Port of Hamburg.
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The Port of Barcelona. - 10th largest port in Europe; - 1.6 million TEUs; - Building up their cruise ship docks to use Miami’s ships during the summer period. Barcelona
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The Port of Portland boundaries.
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Aerial view of the Port of Portland.
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Port of Aarhus East Terminal.
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Asian Ports
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Port of Hong Kong. http://www.info.gov.hk Hong Kong - It is the world’s busiest container port with 20.4 million TEUs; - 7th largest maritime centre in the World.
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