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Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports in Europe:

The average for 2017 based on 30 countries was 4308481.83 containers.The highest value was in Germany: 19718232 containers and the lowest value was in Switzerland: 102916 containers. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: containers; Source: Containerisation International
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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.
Port traffic around the world
Port traffic in the European union
Port traffic in Asia
Port traffic in Africa
Port traffic in North America
Port traffic in South America
Port traffic in Australia
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