Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports in the European union:
The average for 2018 based on 21 countries was 4954369.1 containers.The highest value was in Germany: 19597632 containers and the lowest value was in Bulgaria: 217200 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
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.