Shipping ports have been used since the very ancient times . Many of these ancient ports are still very much in use around the world. In this article we present you some of the world’s top 15 oldest and most beautiful shipping ports and finest destinations.
Port of call means an intermediate stop for a ship on its scheduled journey for unloading and loading of cargo or taking on supplies or fuel. Learn more about the term “port of call” inside the article.
Situated to the South-Eastern part of the North Sea on the Scheldt River, the Antwerp Port forms a major marine infrastructural depot in Europe. The port is placed second in the whole of Europe and ranks fourth internationally in terms of the cargo bulk passing through it.
The port of Rotterdam – The world’s third biggest and Europe’s biggest port is located in the Netherlands and is third behind Asian giants, Shanghai and Singapore ports being first and second respectively.
The port of Mumbai is one of the most important commercial ports of India having some of the finest facilities for the ships and for cargo handling. It is also one of the oldest ports of the Country.
The Port of Hamburg is an internationally well-known and is the largest seaport of Germany. According to ranking statistics with respect to container capacity, the port is placed first in the whole of Germany, second in the whole of Europe and 11th amongst the other ports of the world.
Port reception facility is one of the most important facilities which every marine port that is host to sea going vessels must provide. Find out more about port reception facilities and what kind of ports must have them inside the article.