2021 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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Port Name City Type of Freight TEUs Volume of Freight Tonnage
Port of Bridgetown Bridgetown, Barbados container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passenger 89,460  
Port of Caucedo Caucedo, Dominican Republic container, break bulk 1,185,230  
Port of Fort-de-France Fort-de-France, Martinique passenger 164,495  
Port of Freeport Freeport, Bahamas container, passenger 1,396,568  
Port of Haina Occidental Haina, Dominican Republic container 407,262  
Port of Jarry Jarry, Guadeloupe container 220,233  
Port of Kingston Kingston, Jamaica container, heavy lift, liquid bulk   24,456,512
Port of Mariel Mariel, Cuba container, dry bulk, refrigerated 322,000  
Port of Oranjestad Oranjestad, Aruba container, passenger 342,526  
Port of Philipsburg Philipsburg, St. Maarten container, passenger 75,000  
Port of Point Lisas Point Lisas, Trinidad and Tobago container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile 170,408  
Port of San Juan San Juan, Puerto Rico container 1,490,218 10,415,667
Port of Spain Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile 236,370  
Port of Willemstad Willemstad, Curacao container, dry bulk, passenger 94,088 826,117

Ports and airports across North America are clamoring to stay ahead of cargo backlogs and shipment load.

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Lea Skene | Associated Press
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Amazon Reports ‘Measurable Progress’ on Worker Safety

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Lauren Rosenblatt | The Seattle Times
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Hapag-Lloyd Warns of Further Earnings Decline in 2024

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Houthi Missile Damages MSC Containership in Gulf of Aden

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Norfolk Southern Urges Shareholders to Reject Takeover Plan

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Josh Funk | Associated Press
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Port of Baltimore Hit Cargo Record Last Year

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Lorraine Mirabella | The Baltimore Sun
February 26, 2024
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