2021 Essential Revenue and Operating Information for the 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers
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After once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, supply chains are adjusting to new normal.
Global supply chain, so often taken for granted, becomes cause for worldwide concern.
Find out where the Top 50 Global Freight Carriers are based.
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North Atlantic

Port Name City Type of Freight TEUs Volume of Freight Tonnage
Port Jefferson Port Jefferson, N.Y.NA 2,725,461
Port of Albany-RensselaerAlbany, N.Y.break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, heavy lift 5,003,533
Port of BostonBostoncontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, passenger 15,986,250
Port of BridgeportBridgeport, Conn.NA 1,834,962
Port of Camden-GloucesterCamden-Gloucester, N.J.container, break bulk, dry bulk 5,364,915
Port of HalifaxHalifax, Nova Scotiacontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, special project cargo, passenger507,1854,216,742
Port of New CastleNew Castle, Del.NA 9,252,128
Port of New HavenNew Haven, Conn.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, special project cargo 9,308,688
Port of New York and New JerseyNew Yorkcontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automotive, heavy lift, special project cargo, refrigerated, passenger 136,575,034
Port of PaulsboroPaulsboro, N.J.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, heavy lift 18,417,301
Port of PortlandPortland, Mainecontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, special project cargo 4,687,845
Port of PortsmouthPortsmouth, N.H.container, break bulk, dry bulk, special project cargo 2,630,642
Port of ProvidenceProvidence, R.I.break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, special project cargo 8,222,908
Port of SearsportSearsport, Mainebreak bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk 1,429,585
Port of WilmingtonWilmington, Del.container, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, automobile, refrigerated 6,865,784
Port Saint John Saint John, New Brunswickcontainer, break bulk, dry bulk, liquid bulk, passenger 25,372,180
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