Nigeria: Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports: For that indicator, Containerisation International provides data for Nigeria from 2003 to 2016. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 1122317.91 containers with a minumum of 72500 containers in 2008 and a maximum of 1893409 containers in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Port container traffic measures the flow of containers from land to sea transport modes., and vice versa, in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a standard-size container. Data refer to coastal shipping as well as international journeys. Transshipment traffic is counted as two lifts at the intermediate port (once to off-load and again as an outbound lift) and includes empty units.