2019 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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Caribbean

Port NameCityType of FreightTEUsVolume of Freight Tonnage
Port of Boca ChicaBoca Chica, Dominican Republiccontainer3,276NA
Port of BridgetownBridgetown, Barbadoscontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passenger100,952NA
Port of CastriesCastries, St. Luciacontainer, break bulk, passenger37,226NA
Port of CaucedoCaucedo, Dominican Republiccontainer, break bulk1,235,801NA
Port of Fort-de-FranceFort-de-France, Martiniquepassenger258,783NA
Port of FreeportFreeport, Bahamascontainer, passenger850,426NA
Port of George TownGeorge Town, Cayman Islandscontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, refrigerated, passenger50,476NA
Port of Haina OccidentalHaina, Dominican Republiccontainer488,963NA
Port of JarryJarry, Guadeloupecontainer210,000NA
Port of KingstonKingston, Jamaicacontainer, heavy lift, liquid bulk1,560,000NA
Port of KingstownKingstown, St. Vincent & The Grenadinescontainer, passenger19,941NA
Port of ManzanilloManzanillo, Dominican Republiccontainer13,172NA
Port of MarielMariel, Cubacontainer, dry bulk, refrigerated332,240NA
Port of OranjestadOranjestad, Arubacontainer, passenger58,500NA
Port of PhilipsburgPhilipsburg, St. Maartencontainer, passenger97,991NA
Port of Point LisasPoint Lisas, Trinidad & Tobagocontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile170,951NA
Port of PoncePonce, Puerto RicoNANA1,118,002
Port of Puerto PlataPuerto Plata, Dominican Republiccontainer, liquid bulk, passenger36,363NA
Port of San JuanSan Juan, Puerto Ricocontainer1,405,34810,296,551
Port of SansouciSanto Domingo (I. T. S. S.), Dominican Republiccontainer, passenger45,514NA
Port of SpainPort of Spain, Trinidad & Tobagocontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile252,159NA
Port of St. John'sSt. John's, Antigua & Barbudacontainer, passenger31,165NA
Port of TortolaTortola, British Virgin Islandscontainer, passenger11,177NA
Port of Vieux FortVieux Fort, St. Luciacontainer, dry bulk, passenger1,157NA
Port of WilhelmstadWilhelmstad, Curacaocontainer, dry bulk, passenger96,738NA
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Brokers Expect Rising Contract Rates for 2022

C.H. Robinson truck

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DHL Express Sues City Over Possible Lockout at San Antonio Airport

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