top 10 harbour in the world 2014

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top 10 harbour in the world 2014

As for most cities that are along with the sea, the busy port brings them a high speed developing, and people lliving in here means they can lead a rich life, anyway, port city is a good enough city for people to settle down, here is a list about 10 habour in the world, just have a look, then vote for someone.

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Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe, located in the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands. From 1962 until 2002 it was the world's busiest port, now overtaken by first Singapore and then Shanghai. In 2011, Rotterdam was the world'seleventh-largest container port in terms of twenty-foot equivalent units handled. In 2012 Rotterdam was the world's sixth-largest port in terms of annual cargo tonnage.

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Singapore

The Port of Singapore refers to the collective facilities and terminals that conduct maritime trade handling functions inSingapore's harbours and which handle Singapore's shipping. Currently the world's second-busiest port in terms of total shipping tonnage, it also tranships a fifth of the world's shipping containers, half of the world's annual supply of crude oil, and is the world's busiest transshipment port.

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Port of HONGKONG

the Port of Hong Kong, located by the South China Sea, is a deepwater seaport dominated by trade in containerised manufactured products, and to a lesser extent raw materials and passengers. A key factor in the economic development of Hong Kong, the natural shelter and deep waters of Victoria Harbour provide ideal conditions for berthing and the handling of all types of vessels. It is one of the busiest ports in the world, in the three categories of shipping movements, cargo handled and passengers carried.

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Antwerp

The port of Antwerp, in Belgium, is a port in the heart of Europe accessible to capesize ships. the inland location means that the port of Antwerp enjoys a more central location in Europe than the majority of North Sea ports. Antwerp's docks are connected to the hinterland by rail, waterway and road. As a result the port of Antwerp has become one of Europe's largest sea ports, ranking second behind Rotterdam by total freight shipped.[1] Its international rankings vary from 11th to 20th

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Houston

the fourth-largest city in the United States. It is the busiest port in the United States in terms of foreign tonnage, second-busiest in the United States in terms of overall tonnage, andthirteenth-busiest in the world. the port has expanded to such a degree that today it has facilities in multiple communities in the surrounding area. In particular the port's busiest terminal, the Barbours Cut Terminal, is located in Morgan's Point.

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Kaohsiung City

the largest harbor in Taiwan, handling approximately 10 million twenty-foot equivalent units worth of cargo in 2007. The port is located in southern Taiwan, adjacent toKaohsiung City, surrounded by the city districts of Gushan, Yancheng, Lingya, Cianjhen, Siaogang, and Cijin. It is operated byTaiwan International Ports Corporation, the Taiwan's only state-owned harbor management company.

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Richards Bay

It is situated on a 30 square kilometre lagoon of the Mhlatuze River, which gives it one of the country's largest harbours. The town began as a makeshift harbour that was set up by Commodore of the Cape, Sir Frederick Richards during theAnglo-Zulu War of 1879. In 1935 the Richards Bay Game Sanctuary was created to protect the ecology around the lagoon and later by 1943 it expanded into the Richards Bay Park.

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Marseille

officially named in French Grand port maritime de Marseille (Great seaport of Marseille), is the main French trade seaport. In 2011 the port had an overall traffic of 88 million tons, it is located in two main sites, in northern Marseille from La Joliette to Fos-sur-Mer, about 50 km north west of Marseille. The port generates 45,000 jobs and $ 4 billion euros of value added according to an OECD study.

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Louisiana

The Port of South Louisiana is the largest volume shipping port in the Western Hemisphere and 9th largest in the world.It is one of the largest bulk cargo port in the world. It extends 54 miles along the Mississippi River between New Orleans,
Louisiana and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, centering approximately at LaPlace, Louisiana, which serves as the Port's headquarters location.This port is critical for grain shipments from the Midwest, handling some 60% of all raw grain exports.

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Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

International trade is also the reason for the large number of consulates in the city. Although situated 68 miles up the Elbe, it is considered a sea port due to its ability to handle large ocean-going vessels. Hamburg, along with Seattle and Toulouse, is an important location of the civil aerospace industry. Airbus, which has an assembly plant in Finkenwerder, employs over 13,000 people. Heavy industry includes the making of steel, aluminium, copper and shipyards

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