2020 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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Up Front
Freight carriers across the world experienced dramatic market shifts and volume swings in 2020.
The new trade deal between U.S., Mexico and Canada provides market certainty for North American trade.
The world’s largest freight carriers have navigated unprecedented circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Rankings
 

Mexico & Central America

Port NameCityType of FreightTEUsVolume of Freight Tonnage
Port of AcajutlaAcajutla, El SalvadorcontainerNA4,587,200
Port of AltamiraAltamira, Tamaulipascontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk877,396NA
Port of BalboaBalboa, Panamacontainer, dry bulk, passengerNA13,530,300
Port of CalderaCaldera, Costa RicaNANA5,321,300
Port of CoatzacoalcosCoatzacoalcos, VeracruzcontainerNA28,640,000
Port of ColónColón, Panamacontainer, passengerNA4,975,600
Port of CorintoCorinto, Nicaraguacontainer, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, passengerNA3,612,400
Port of CristóbalCristóbal, PanamacontainerNA10,736,600
Port of Dos BocasDos Bocas, TabascocontainerNA31,100,000
Port of EnsenadaEnsenada, Baja CaliforniaNA337,742NA
Port of Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas, Michoacáncontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk1,318,732NA
Port of Limón-MoínLimón-Moín, Costa Ricacontainer, passenger1,232,30811,755,000
Port of ManzanilloManzanillo, Colimacontainer, passenger3,069,07215,234,100
Port of MazatlánMazatlán, SinaloaNA46,7721,207,950
Port of ProgresoProgreso, YucatánNA153,319NA
Port of Puerto BarriosPuerto Barrios, Guatemalacontainer455,8114,029,700
Port of Puerto CastilloPuerto Castillo, Hondurascontainer110,0001,151,400
Port of Puerto CortesPuerto Cortes, Hondurascontainer643,85611,503,100
Port of Puerto QuetzalPuerto Quetzal, Guatemalacontainer500,22212,269,400
Port of Santo Tomás de CastillaSanto Tomás de Castilla, Guatemalacontainer565,3898,072,000
Port of VeracruzVeracruz, VeracruzNA1,144,156NA
PSA Panama International TerminalPanamacontainerNA4,261,100
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