Top 7 Biggest Ports in the World in 2024

Incidentally, most of these rated marine ports are on the Asian continent, and when this statistic is further narrowed, they mostly emerge from a single country

The Port of Shanghai, China, is the biggest port in the world with its 5 working areas that handled 40.20 million TEU in 2023.

Singapore Port handled 392.3 million tonnes of cargo in 2023 and is the 2nd largest port in the world.

The Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan, with a handling capacity of over 453 million tonnes of cargo, is next on the list of biggest global ports.

China’s Shenzhen Port handled 24 million TEU in the first 10 months of 2023 and is home to 40 shipping companies.

The World’s largest iron ore port, the Port of Qingdao, can easily handle over 400 million tonnes of cargo annually.

The largest port in Southern China, Guangzhou, enjoys connectivity with over 300 ports in almost 100 countries.

The Port of Busan, also known as Pusan, is South Korea’s largest port and second-largest city.