List of ports and harbours of the Atlantic Ocean

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Atlantic Ocean

This is a list of ports and harbours of the Atlantic Ocean. Ports of the Baltic Sea are not (yet) included.

For inland ports on rivers, canals, and lakes, including the Great Lakes, Saint Lawrence Seaway, and Mississippi River, see inland port.

Country names follow ISO 3166 (which lists most dependent territories separately).

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Port Land region Country/territory (and subdivision) Body of water Coordinates Features and notes
Accra Africa Ghana
Takoradi Africa Ghana
Banjul Africa The Gambia
Bissau Africa Guinea-Bissau
Conakry Africa Guinea
Dakar Africa Senegal
Douala Africa Cameroon
Lomé Africa Togo
Luanda Africa Angola
Malabo Africa Equatorial Guinea
Monrovia Africa Liberia
Praia Africa Cape Verde
Walvis Bay Africa Namibia
Freetown Africa Sierra Leone
Cotonou Africa Benin
Porto-Novo Africa Benin
Abidjan Africa Côte d'Ivoire
San-Pédro Africa Côte d'Ivoire
Île de Boulay Africa Côte d'Ivoire
Libreville Africa Gabon
Port Gentil Africa Gabon
Nouadhibou Africa Mauritania
Nouakchott Africa Mauritania
Port of Casablanca Africa Morocco
Rabat Africa Morocco
Tangier Africa Morocco
Lagos Africa Nigeria
Port Harcourt Africa Nigeria
Jamestown Mid-Atlantic / Africa Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Georgetown Mid-Atlantic / Africa Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas Mid-Atlantic / Africa Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Cape Town Africa South Africa
Port Nolloth Africa South Africa
Saldanha Bay Africa South Africa
Durban city Africa South Africa
Charlottetown North America Canada, Prince Edward Island Gulf of Saint Lawrence 46°14′N 63°08′W / 46.24°N 63.14°W / 46.24; -63.14 (Charlottetown) Charlottetown Harbour Authority[1][2]
Corner Brook North America Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Bay of Islands 48°58′01″N 57°57′00″W / 48.967°N 57.95°W / 48.967; -57.95 (Corner Brook) Newfoundland Island
Digby, Nova Scotia North America Canada, Nova Scotia
Halifax North America Canada, Nova Scotia 44°39′00″N 63°34′01″W / 44.65°N 63.567°W / 44.65; -63.567 (Halifax) CA rank: 6
Happy Valley-Goose Bay North America Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Hamilton Inlet 53°18′07″N 60°25′01″W / 53.302°N 60.417°W / 53.302; -60.417 (Goose Bay) Labrador[1][3]
Melford (proposed) North America Canada, Nova Scotia
Montreal, Quebec North America Canada, Quebec Saint Lawrence River
Saint John North America Canada, New Brunswick Bay of Fundy 45°18′25″N 65°58′41″W / 45.307°N 65.978°W / 45.307; -65.978 (Saint John) sjport.com; CA rank: 2
Shelburne North America Canada, Nova Scotia
Sept-Îles North America Canada, Quebec Gulf of Saint Lawrence 50°11′17″N 66°22′19″W / 50.188°N 66.372°W / 50.188; -66.372 (Sept-Îles) portsi.com, CA rank: 3
St. John's North America Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador 47°37′01″N 52°45′00″W / 47.617°N 52.75°W / 47.617; -52.75 (St. John's) sjpa.com; Newfoundland Island; CA rank: 17
Sydney North America Canada, Nova Scotia 46°08′17″N 60°10′59″W / 46.138°N 60.183°W / 46.138; -60.183 (Sydney) Cape Breton Island
Yarmouth North America Canada, Nova Scotia
Quebec City North America Canada, Quebec Saint Lawrence River
San Juan, Puerto Rico Caribbean Puerto Rico North Atlantic
Puerto Cortés Central America Honduras Caribbean Sea 15°52′59″N 87°57′00″W / 15.883°N 87.95°W / 15.883; -87.95 (Puerto Cortés)
Willemstad Caribbean Curaçao Caribbean Sea
Basseterre Caribbean Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean Sea
Limón, Costa Rica Central America Costa Rica, Limón Province Caribbean Sea, Limón coast 9°35′35″N 83°02′06″W / 9.593°N 83.035°W / 9.593; -83.035 (Limón) japdeva.go.cr
Colon City Central America Panama Caribbean Sea 9°21′32″N 79°54′04″W / 9.359°N 79.901°W / 9.359; -79.901 (Colón) Panama Canal
Puerto Barrios Central America Guatemala Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Honduras 16°13′01″N 89°00′00″W / 16.217°N 89°W / 16.217; -89 (Puerto Barrios)
Belize City Central America Belize Caribbean Sea 17°28′59″N 88°10′59″W / 17.483°N 88.183°W / 17.483; -88.183 (Belize City)
Havana Caribbean Cuba Straits of Florida
Kingston Caribbean Jamaica Caribbean Sea
Bridgetown Caribbean Barbados, Saint Michael North Atlantic, Carlisle Bay 13°06′22″N 59°37′55″W / 13.106°N 59.632°W / 13.106; -59.632 (Bridgetown)
Kingstown Caribbean St. Vincent
Tampico North America Mexico, Tamaulipas Gulf of Mexico 22°22′59″N 97°55′59″W / 22.383°N 97.933°W / 22.383; -97.933 (Altamira, Tamaulipa) puertodetampico.com.mx
Ciudad Madero North America Mexico, Tamaulipas
Río Lagartos North America Mexico, Yucatán
Progreso North America Mexico, Yucatán Gulf of Mexico 21°17′13″N 89°40′01″W / 21.287°N 89.667°W / 21.287; -89.667 (Progreso, Yucatán) 6th Mexico, 41st North America
Alvarado North America Mexico, Veracruz
Tamiahua North America Mexico, Veracruz
Barra de Tuxpan North America Mexico, Veracruz
Tecolutla North America Mexico, Veracruz
Tuxpan North America Mexico, Veracruz Gulf of Mexico 2nd Mexico, 19th North America
Anton Lizardo North America Mexico, Veracruz
Veracruz North America Mexico, Veracruz Gulf of Mexico apiver.com
Coatzacoalcos North America Mexico, Veracruz Gulf of Mexico via Coatzacoalcos River apicoatza.com
Celestún North America Mexico, Yucatán
Sisal North America Mexico, Yucatán
Dzilam de Bravo North America Mexico, Yucatán
Las Coloradas North America Mexico, Yucatán
Isla Mujeres North America Mexico, Quintana Roo
Cozumel North America Mexico, Quintana Roo
Chetumal North America Mexico, Quintana Roo Caribbean Sea
Cancún North America Mexico, Quintana Roo
Sánchez Magallanes North America Mexico, Tabasco
Puerto dos Bocas North America Mexico, Tabasco Gulf of Mexico
Barra Chiltepec North America Mexico, Tabasco
La Barra North America Mexico, Tabasco
Ciudad del Carmen North America Mexico, Campeche Gulf of Mexico, Bay of Campeche fis.com/campeche
Isla Aguada North America Mexico, Campeche
Champoton North America Mexico, Campeche Gulf of Mexico
Campeche North America Mexico, Campeche
Lázaro Cárdenas North America Mexico, Michoacán
Port of Albany–Rensselaer North America United States, New York Hudson River 42°37′41″N 73°45′25″W / 42.628°N 73.757°W / 42.628; -73.757 (Albany) US rank: 63
Alexandra North America United States, Virginia [4]
Apalachicola North America United States, Florida [4]
Augusta North America United States, Georgia [4]
Bainbridge North America United States, Georgia [4]
Baltimore North America United States, Maryland Chesapeake Bay, Patapsco River 39°12′32″N 76°31′01″W / 39.209°N 76.517°W / 39.209; -76.517 (Baltimore) [4] Operated by Maryland Port Administration; US rank: 16[5][6]
Bangor North America United States, Maine [4]
Bath North America United States, Maine [4]
Baton Rouge North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico [4]
Baytown North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico [4]
Beaumont North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico via Neches River 30°05′13″N 94°05′17″W / 30.087°N 94.088°W / 30.087; -94.088 (Beaumont) [4] US rank: 4
Boca Grande North America United States, Florida [4]
Boston North America United States, Massachusetts Massachusetts Bay 42°21′04″N 71°03′07″W / 42.351°N 71.052°W / 42.351; -71.052 (Boston) US rank: 34
Bridgeport North America United States, Connecticut Long Island Sound 41°10′19″N 73°10′44″W / 41.172°N 73.179°W / 41.172; -73.179 (Bridgeport) [4] US rank: 78
Brownsville North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico via Brownsville Ship Channel 25°57′07″N 97°23′53″W / 25.952°N 97.398°W / 25.952; -97.398 (Brownsville) [4] US rank: 77
Brunswick North America United States, Georgia St. Simons Sound 31°09′32″N 81°30′00″W / 31.159°N 81.5°W / 31.159; -81.5 (Brunswick) [4] US rank: 94
Bucksport North America United States, Maine [4]
Cambridge North America United States, Maryland [4]
Camden North America United States, New Jersey Delaware River 39°56′35″N 75°06′14″W / 39.943°N 75.104°W / 39.943; -75.104 (Camden-Gloucester) [4] Owned by the South Jersey Port Corporation;[7] US rank: 70[8]
Port Canaveral North America United States, Florida Banana River 28°24′50″N 80°36′29″W / 28.414°N 80.608°W / 28.414; -80.608 (Port Canaveral) US rank: 93
Carrabelle North America United States, Florida [4]
Charleston North America United States, South Carolina Charleston Harbor 32°47′20″N 79°55′19″W / 32.789°N 79.922°W / 32.789; -79.922 (Charleston) [4] US rank: 38
Columbus North America United States, Georgia [4]
Corpus Christi North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi Bay 27°48′47″N 97°23′53″W / 27.813°N 97.398°W / 27.813; -97.398 (Corpus Christi) [4] US rank: 5
Fall River North America United States, Massachusetts Taunton River 41°43′19″N 71°09′32″W / 41.722°N 71.159°W / 41.722; -71.159 (Fall River) [4] US rank: 92
Fernandina Beach North America United States, Florida [4]
Freeport North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico via Brazos River 28°57′40″N 95°22′16″W / 28.961°N 95.371°W / 28.961; -95.371 (Freeport) [4] US rank: 27
Galveston North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Bay 29°18′36″N 94°48′47″W / 29.31°N 94.813°W / 29.31; -94.813 (Galveston) [4] US rank: 40
Georgetown North America United States, South Carolina Winyah Bay 33°22′01″N 79°17′24″W / 33.367°N 79.29°W / 33.367; -79.29 (Georgetown) [4]
Gloucester North America United States, Massachusetts [4]
Gulfport North America United States, Mississippi Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi Sound 30°21′07″N 89°05′06″W / 30.352°N 89.085°W / 30.352; -89.085 (Gulfport) [4] shipmspa.com ; US rank: 102
Houston North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico, Houston Ship Channel 29°44′53″N 95°17′28″W / 29.748°N 95.291°W / 29.748; -95.291 (Houston) [4] US rank: 2
Jacksonville North America United States, Florida St. Johns River 30°19′16″N 81°39′54″W / 30.321°N 81.665°W / 30.321; -81.665 (Jacksonville) [4] US rank: 33
Key West North America United States, Florida Gulf of Mexico, Straits of Florida 24°33′32″N 81°47′02″W / 24.559°N 81.784°W / 24.559; -81.784 (Key West) [4]
Lake Charles North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico via Calcasieu Ship Channel and Contraband Bayou 30°13′26″N 93°13′19″W / 30.224°N 93.222°W / 30.224; -93.222 (Lake Charles) US rank: 15
Miami North America United States, Florida Biscayne Bay 25°47′02″N 80°10′59″W / 25.784°N 80.183°W / 25.784; -80.183 (Miami) US rank: 61[6]
Martha's Vineyard North America United States, Massachusetts
Mobile North America United States, Alabama Gulf of Mexico, Mobile Bay 30°43′30″N 88°02′28″W / 30.725°N 88.041°W / 30.725; -88.041 (Mobile) [4] US rank: 13
Morehead City North America United States, North Carolina Bogue Sound 34°43′01″N 76°43′26″W / 34.717°N 76.724°W / 34.717; -76.724 (Morehead City) [4] US rank: 59; North Carolina State Ports Authority
Nantucket North America United States, Massachusetts
New Bedford North America United States, Massachusetts Buzzards Bay 41°39′07″N 70°56′02″W / 41.652°N 70.934°W / 41.652; -70.934 (New Bedford) [4]portofnewbedford.org; New Bedford Harbor Development Commission
New Haven North America United States, Connecticut Long Island Sound 41°17′56″N 72°54′18″W / 41.299°N 72.905°W / 41.299; -72.905 (New Haven) [4] US rank: 50
New London North America United States, Connecticut Thames River 41°21′00″N 72°06′22″W / 41.35°N 72.106°W / 41.35; -72.106 (New London) [4]
New Orleans North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico [4]
Port of New York and New Jersey North America United States, New York and New Jersey 40°40′26″N 74°02′17″W / 40.674°N 74.038°W / 40.674; -74.038 (New York and New Jersey) Includes Port Newark–Elizabeth Marine Terminal[4] US rank: 3[5][6]
Newport North America United States, Rhode Island [4]
Port of Virginia North America United States, Virginia Chesapeake Bay via Hampton Roads 36°56′49″N 76°19′48″W / 36.947°N 76.33°W / 36.947; -76.33 (Hampton) US rank: 8; includes Norfolk International Terminals, Portsmouth Marine Terminal, Newport News Marine Terminal, and Virginia International Gateway (VIG) at Portsmouth
Orange North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico via Sabine River 30°05′53″N 93°43′16″W / 30.098°N 93.721°W / 30.098; -93.721 (Orange) [4] portoforange.com
Palm Beach North America United States, Florida Lake Worth Lagoon 26°46′08″N 80°03′11″W / 26.769°N 80.053°W / 26.769; -80.053 (Palm Beach) [4] US rank: 97
Panama City North America United States, Florida Gulf of Mexico, St. Andrew Bay 30°11′24″N 84°11′56″W / 30.19°N 84.199°W / 30.19; -84.199 (Panama City, Florida) [4] US rank: 87
Pascagoula North America United States, Mississippi Gulf of Mexico, Pascagoula Bay 30°20′53″N 88°33′32″W / 30.348°N 88.559°W / 30.348; -88.559 (Pascagoula) [4] portofpascagoula.com; US rank: 17
Pensacola North America United States, Florida Gulf of Mexico, Pensacola Bay 30°24′29″N 87°15′29″W / 30.408°N 87.258°W / 30.408; -87.258 (Pensacola) [4] US rank: 144
Philadelphia North America United States, Pennsylvania Delaware River 39°55′08″N 75°12′07″W / 39.919°N 75.202°W / 39.919; -75.202 (Philadelphia) US rank: 21[6]
Plymouth North America United States, Massachusetts [4]
Port Arthur North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico via Sabine River 29°49′52″N 93°57′40″W / 29.831°N 93.961°W / 29.831; -93.961 (Port Arthur) [4] US rank: 25
Port Everglades North America United States, Florida 26°05′35″N 80°07′05″W / 26.093°N 80.118°W / 26.093; -80.118 (Port Everglades) [4]
Port of Port Lavaca – Point Comfort North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico, Lavaca Bay 28°38′06″N 96°37′08″W / 28.635°N 96.619°W / 28.635; -96.619 (Port Lavaca/Point Comfort) [4] US rank: 53
Port Royal North America United States, South Carolina [4]
Port Sulphur North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico [4]
Portland North America United States, Maine Casco Bay 43°39′00″N 70°15′04″W / 43.65°N 70.251°W / 43.65; -70.251 (Portland, Maine) [4] US rank: 37
Port of New Hampshire North America United States, New Hampshire Piscataqua River, Portsmouth Harbor 43°04′26″N 70°44′17″W / 43.074°N 70.738°W / 43.074; -70.738 (Portsmouth) [4] DPH Market Street Marine Terminal located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; also oversees marinas in Rye Harbor and Hampton Harbor;[9] US rank: 85
Providence North America United States, Rhode Island Narragansett Bay 41°48′43″N 71°23′53″W / 41.812°N 71.398°W / 41.812; -71.398 (Providence) [4] provport.com; US rank: 60
Provincetown North America United States, Massachusetts
Richmond North America United States, Virginia James River 37°27′25″N 77°25′08″W / 37.457°N 77.419°W / 37.457; -77.419 (Richmond) [4] US rank: 142[6]
Sabine North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico [4]
Saint Petersburg North America United States, Florida [4]
Savannah North America United States, Georgia Savannah River 32°05′06″N 81°05′42″W / 32.085°N 81.095°W / 32.085; -81.095 (Savannah) [4] US rank: 19
Searsport North America United States, Maine Penobscot Bay 44°27′11″N 68°55′30″W / 44.453°N 68.925°W / 44.453; -68.925 (Searsport) [4] US rank: 106
Port of South Louisiana North America United States, Louisiana Mississippi River 30°01′59″N 90°37′05″W / 30.033°N 90.618°W / 30.033; -90.618 (South Louisiana) US rank: 1
Port Tampa Bay North America United States, Florida Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay 27°47′06″N 82°31′19″W / 27.785°N 82.522°W / 27.785; -82.522 (Tampa) [4] US rank: 20
Texas City North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Bay 29°21′47″N 94°55′05″W / 29.363°N 94.918°W / 29.363; -94.918 (Texas City) [4] US rank: 11
Trenton North America United States, Trenton
Washington, DC North America United States, District of Columbia
Wilmington, Delaware North America United States, Delaware Delaware River 39°42′58″N 75°30′25″W / 39.716°N 75.507°W / 39.716; -75.507 (Wilmington, Delaware) [4] US rank: 97
Wilmington, North Carolina North America United States, North Carolina Cape Fear River 34°14′20″N 77°57′14″W / 34.239°N 77.954°W / 34.239; -77.954 (Wilmington, North Carolina) [4] North Carolina State Ports Authority; US rank: 72
Comodoro Rivadavia South America Argentina
Rosario South America Argentina Paraná River
Ushuaia South America Argentina
Buenos Aires South America Argentina
Bahía Blanca South America Argentina
Mar del Plata South America Argentina
Río Gallegos South America Argentina
Macapá South America Brazil, Amapá Amazon River
Manaus South America Brazil, Amazonas Negro and Amazon rivers
Porto Velho South America Brazil, Rondônia Madeira and Amazon rivers
Santarém South America Brazil, Pará Amazon River
Belém South America Brazil, Pará Amazon River - Pará arm
Vila do Conde South America Brazil, Pará Amazon River - Pará arm
Itaqui South America Brazil, Maranhão
Pecém South America Brazil, Ceará
Fortaleza South America Brazil, Ceará
Areia Branca South America Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte
Natal South America Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte
Cabedelo South America Brazil, Paraíba
Recife South America Brazil, Pernambuco
Suape South America Brazil, Pernambuco
Maceió South America Brazil, Alagoas
Barra dos Coqueiros South America Brazil, Sergipe
Salvador South America Brazil, Bahia
Aratu South America Brazil, Bahia
Vitória South America Brazil, Espírito Santo
Ubu South America Brazil, Espírito Santo
Tubarão South America Brazil, Espírito Santo
TVV South America Brazil, Espírito Santo
Praia Mole South America Brazil, Espírito Santo
Regência South America Brazil, Espírito Santo
Barra do Riacho South America Brazil, Espírito Santo
Macaé (Imbetiba) South America Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Niterói South America Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro South America Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Itaguaí (Sepetiba) South America Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Angra dos Reis South America Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
São Sebastião South America Brazil, São Paulo
Santos South America Brazil, São Paulo
Antonina South America Brazil, Paraná
Paranaguá South America Brazil, Paraná
São Francisco do Sul South America Brazil, Santa Catarina
Itajaí South America Brazil, Santa Catarina
Imbituba South America Brazil, Santa Catarina
Laguna South America Brazil, Santa Catarina
Porto Alegre South America Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul
Pelotas South America Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul
Rio Grande South America Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul
Cáceres South America Brazil, Mato Grosso Paraguay and Paraná rivers
Corumbá South America Brazil, Mato Grosso do Sul Paraguay and Paraná rivers
Puerto Toro South America Chile, Magallanes & the Chilean Antarctica [10]
Barranquilla South America Colombia, Atlántico
Cartagena South America Colombia, Bolívar Caribbean Sea
Santa Marta South America Colombia, Magdalena
Riohacha South America Colombia, La Guajira
Turbo South America Colombia, Antioquia
Stanley South America Falkland Islands
Mare Harbour South America Falkland Islands
Berkeley Sound South America Falkland Islands
Fox Bay South America Falkland Islands
Cayenne South America / European Union French Guiana
Georgetown South America Guyana
Grytviken Mid-Atlantic / South America South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
King Edward Point Mid-Atlantic / South America South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Paramaribo South America Suriname
Carmelo South America Uruguay
Colonia del Sacramento South America Uruguay
La Paloma South America Uruguay, Rocha
Montevideo South America Uruguay
Piriapolis South America Uruguay
Punta del Este South America Uruguay
Ciudad Bolívar South America Venezuela, Bolívar Orinoco River
Guanta South America Venezuela, Anzoátegui Caribbean Sea
La Guaira South America Venezuela, Vargas Caribbean Sea
Maracaibo South America Venezuela, Zulia Caribbean Sea
Porlamar (Isla Margarita) South America Venezuela, Nueva Esparta Caribbean Sea
Puerto Cabello South America Venezuela, Carabobo Caribbean Sea
Ostend (a.k.a. Oostende) Europe Belgium North Sea
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Africa / European Union Canary Islands
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Africa / European Union Canary Islands
Tallinn Europe Estonia
Klaksvík Mid-Atlantic / Europe Faroe Islands
Tórshavn Mid-Atlantic / Europe Faroe Islands
Bayonne Europe France Bay of Biscay
Bordeaux Europe France Bay of Biscay
Boulogne-sur-Mer Europe France Bay of Biscay
Brest Europe France
Calais Europe France
Cherbourg-Octeville Europe France
Concarneau Europe France
Dieppe Europe France
Dunkirk Europe France
La Rochelle Europe France Bay of Biscay
Le Havre Europe France
Les Sables-d'Olonne Europe France Bay of Biscay
Lorient Europe France
Nantes Europe France
Saint-Brieuc Europe France
Saint-Malo Europe France
Saint-Nazaire Europe France
Kiel Europe Germany
Rostock Europe Germany
Hafnarfjörður Mid-Atlantic / Europe Iceland
Reykjavík Mid-Atlantic / Europe Iceland
Cork Europe Ireland
Dublin Port Europe Ireland Irish Sea
Galway Europe Ireland
Killybegs Europe Ireland
Limerick Europe Ireland
Shannon Foynes Port Europe Ireland
Rosslare Europort Europe Ireland
Rathpeacon Europe Ireland
IJmuiden Europe Netherlands
The Hague Europe Netherlands
Den Helder Europe Netherlands
Bergen Europe Norway
Bodø Europe Norway
Brønnøysund Europe Norway
Florø Europe Norway
Harstad Europe Norway
Haugesund Europe Norway
Kristiansund Europe Norway North Sea
Molde Europe Norway
Namsos Europe Norway
Narvik Europe Norway
Rørvik Europe Norway
Svolvær Europe Norway
Tromsø Europe Norway
Trondheim Europe Norway
Angra do Heroísmo Europe Portugal
Aveiro Europe Portugal
Cascais Europe Portugal
Figueira da Foz Europe Portugal
Funchal Europe Portugal
Horta Europe Portugal
Lisbon Europe Portugal
Lagos Europe Portugal
Leixões Europe Portugal
Olhão Europe Portugal
Peniche Europe Portugal
Ponta Delgada Europe Portugal
Portimão Europe Portugal
Porto Europe Portugal Atlantic Ocean
Santa Cruz das Flores Europe Portugal
Sesimbra Europe Portugal Atlantic Ocean
Sines Europe Portugal Atlantic Ocean
Tavira Europe Portugal Atlantic Ocean
Viana do Castelo Europe Portugal Atlantic Ocean
Vila do Porto Europe Portugal
Vila Real de Santo António Europe Portugal
St. Petersburg Europe Russia
A Coruña Europe Spain
Avilés Europe Spain Bay of Biscay
Bilbao Europe Spain Bay of Biscay
Cádiz Europe Spain
Ferrol Europe Spain
Gijón Europe Spain
Huelva Europe Spain
Marín Europe Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Europe Spain
Pasaia Europe Spain Bay of Biscay
El Puerto de Santa María Europe Spain
Seville Europe Spain
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Europe Spain
Santander Europe Spain Bay of Biscay
Vigo Europe Spain Largest fishing port in the world
Vilagarcía de Arousa Europe Spain
Barry Europe United Kingdom, Wales
Belfast Europe United Kingdom, Northern Ireland Irish Sea
Bootle Europe United Kingdom, England
Cardiff Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Derry Europe United Kingdom, Northern Ireland
Dover Europe United Kingdom, England
Edinburgh Europe United Kingdom, Scotland
Fishguard Harbour (Goodwick) Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Fleetwood Europe United Kingdom, England Irish Sea
Glasgow Europe United Kingdom, Scotland
Greenock Europe United Kingdom, Scotland
Holyhead Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Larne Europe United Kingdom, Northern Ireland Irish Sea
Liverpool Europe United Kingdom, England Irish Sea
London Europe United Kingdom, England
Milford Haven Waterway Europe United Kingdom, Wales
Newport Europe United Kingdom, Wales
Pembroke Dock Europe United Kingdom, Wales
Peterhead Europe United Kingdom, Scotland
Plymouth Europe United Kingdom, England
Portsmouth Europe United Kingdom, England
Port Talbot Europe United Kingdom, Wales
Southampton Europe United Kingdom, England
Stranraer Europe United Kingdom, Scotland Irish Sea
Swansea Europe United Kingdom, Wales
Banana Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo
Botwood North America Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador
Bristol Port Europe United Kingdom, England
Brunswick North America United States, Georgia
Calabar Africa Nigeria
Cabinda Africa Angola
Cape May North America United States, New Jersey
Port Elizabeth North America United States, New Jersey
Freeport Caribbean Bahamas
Hamilton Mid-Atlantic / North America Bermuda
Nassau Caribbean Bahamas
Necochea South America Argentina
Punta Alta South America Argentina
St. Augustine North America United States, Florida
Setúbal Europe Portugal
Stornoway Europe United Kingdom, Scotland
Itapoá South America Brazil, Santa Catarina
Burela Europe Spain Bay of Biscay
El Musel Europe Spain, Gijón Bay of Biscay
La Rochelle Europe France Bay of Biscay
Santander Europe Spain, Cantabria Bay of Biscay
Basse-Terre Caribbean Guadeloupe Caribbean Sea
Port of Cabo Rojo Caribbean Dominican Republic Caribbean Sea
Fort-de-France Caribbean Martinique Caribbean Sea
Caimanera Caribbean Cuba, Guantánamo Province Caribbean Sea
Oranjestad Caribbean Aruba Caribbean Sea
Pointe-à-Pitre Caribbean Guadeloupe Caribbean Sea
Ponce Caribbean Puerto Rico Caribbean Sea
Port-au-Prince Caribbean Haiti Caribbean Sea
Port of Spain Caribbean Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Sea
Puerto Plata Caribbean Dominican Republic Caribbean Sea
Puerto Castilla Caribbean Honduras Caribbean Sea
Roatán Caribbean Honduras Caribbean Sea
Santiago de Cuba Caribbean Cuba Caribbean Sea
Santo Tomás de Castilla Caribbean Guatemala Caribbean Sea
Pedernales South America Venezuela Gulf of Paria
Point Lisas Caribbean Trinidad and Tobago Gulf of Paria
Scarborough Caribbean Trinidad and Tobago Gulf of Paria
Civitavecchia Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea
Naples Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea
Livorno Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea
Copenhagen Europe Denmark Øresund
Helsingborg Europe Sweden Øresund
Malmö Europe Sweden Øresund
Trois-Rivières North America Canada, Quebec Saint Lawrence River
Bécancour North America Canada, Quebec Saint Lawrence River
Ancona Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Bar Europe Montenegro Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Bari Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Budva Europe Montenegro Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Durrës Europe Albania Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Koper Europe Slovenia Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Pescara Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Ploče Europe Croatia Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Rijeka Europe Croatia Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Shën Gjin Europe Albania Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Split Europe Croatia Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Trieste Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Venice Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Port of Vlorë Europe Albania Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Ravenna Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Monfalcone Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Chioggia Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Porto Marghera Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
Alexandroupolis Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Bodrum West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Chalcis Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Chios Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Eleusina Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Heraklion Europe Greece, Crete Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
İzmir West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Kavala Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Kuşadası West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Laurium Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Mytilene Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Rhodes Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Thessaloniki Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Volos Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Azov Europe Russia Black Sea, Sea of Azov
Berdiansk Europe Ukraine Black Sea, Sea of Azov
Mariupol Europe Ukraine Black Sea, Sea of Azov
Taganrog Europe Russia Black Sea, Sea of Azov
Yeysk Europe Russia Black Sea, Sea of Azov
Batumi West Asia Georgia Black Sea
Bilhorod Europe Ukraine Black Sea
Port of Burgas Europe Bulgaria Black Sea
Chornomorsk Europe Ukraine Black Sea
Mangalia Europe Romania Black Sea
Midia, Năvodari Europe Romania Black Sea
Novorossiysk Europe Russia Black Sea
Odessa Europe Ukraine Black Sea
Poti West Asia Georgia Black Sea
Port of Constanţa Europe Romania Black Sea
Port of Erdemir West Asia Turkey Black Sea
Port of Varna Europe Bulgaria Black Sea
Samsun West Asia Turkey Black Sea
Sevastopol Europe Ukraine Black Sea
Sukhumi West Asia Georgia Black Sea
Trabzon West Asia Turkey Black Sea
Yalta Europe Ukraine Black Sea
Yuzhny Europe Ukraine Black Sea
Caen (Ouistreham) Europe France English Channel
Calais Europe France English Channel
Cherbourg Europe France English Channel
Dieppe Europe France English Channel
Port of Dover Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Falmouth Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Le Havre Europe France English Channel
Port of London Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Dunkirk Europe France English Channel
Newhaven Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Ostend Europe Belgium English Channel
St. Peter Port Europe Guernsey English Channel
Portland Harbour Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Portsmouth Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Plymouth Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Ramsgate Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Saint-Malo Europe France English Channel
Shoreham-by-Sea Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Port of Southampton Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Teignmouth Europe United Kingdom, England English Channel
Barrow-in-Furness Europe United Kingdom, England Irish Sea
Caernarfon Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Cairnryan Europe United Kingdom, Scotland Irish Sea
Douglas Europe Isle of Man Irish Sea
Drogheda Europe Ireland Irish Sea
Dún Laoghaire Europe Ireland Irish Sea
Dundalk Europe Ireland Irish Sea
Ellesmere Europe England Irish Sea
Garston Europe United Kingdom, England Irish Sea
Heysham Europe United Kingdom, England Irish Sea
Milford Haven Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Mostyn Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Pembroke Dock Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Rosslare Europort Europe Ireland Irish Sea
Runcorn Europe England Irish Sea
Port Penrhyn Europe United Kingdom, Wales Irish Sea
Istanbul Europe & West Asia Turkey Sea of Marmara
İzmit West Asia Turkey Sea of Marmara
Tekirdağ Europe Turkey Sea of Marmara
Adana West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Cilician Sea
Alexandria Africa Egypt Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Algeciras Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea, Strait of Gibraltar
Al Hoceima Africa Morocco Mediterranean Sea, Alboran Sea
Algiers Africa Algeria Mediterranean Sea, Bay of Algiers
Almería Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea, Alboran Sea
Antalya West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Antalya
Port of Ashdod West Asia Israel Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Barcelona Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea, Balearic Sea
Bardia Africa Libya Mediterranean Sea, Libyan Sea
Beirut West Asia Lebanon Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Benghazi Africa Libya Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Sidra
Cagliari Europe Italy, Sardinia Mediterranean Sea
Cartagena Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea
Ceuta Africa Spain Mediterranean Sea, Alboran Sea
Corinth Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, Gulf of Corinth
Datca West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea
Fethiye West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea, Gulf of Fethiye
Genoa Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Ligurian Sea
Gibraltar Europe Gibraltar Mediterranean Sea, Strait of Gibraltar
Gioia Tauro Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea
Grand Harbour Europe Malta Mediterranean Sea
Iskenderun West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Cilician Sea
Port of Haifa West Asia Israel Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Larnaca West Asia / European Union Cyprus Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea, Larnaca Bay
Latakia West Asia Syria Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Limassol West Asia / European Union Cyprus Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea, Limassol Bay
Málaga Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea, Alboran Sea
Marmaris West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea
Marseille Europe France Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Lion
Melilla Africa Spain Mediterranean Sea, Alboran Sea
Mersa Matruh Africa Egypt Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Mersin West Asia Turkey Mediterranean Sea, Cilician Sea
Messina Europe Italy, Sicily Mediterranean Sea, Strait of Messina
Misrata Africa Libya Mediterranean Sea
Nador Africa Morocco Mediterranean Sea, Alboran Sea
Palma de Mallorca Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea, Balearic Sea, Palma Bay
Palermo Europe Sicily, Italy Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea
Patras Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, Gulf of Patras
Piombino Europe Italy Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea
Piraeus Europe Greece Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Myrtoan Sea
Port Said Africa Egypt Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea Suez Canal
Sidon West Asia Lebanon Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Tangier Africa Morocco Mediterranean Sea, Strait of Gibraltar
Tarragona Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea, Balearic Sea
Tel Aviv West Asia Israel Mediterranean Sea, Levantine Sea
Tétouan Africa Morocco Mediterranean Sea, Alboran Sea
Tripoli West Asia Lebanon Mediterranean Sea
Tripoli Africa Libya Mediterranean Sea
Tunis Africa Tunisia Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Tunis
Valencia Europe Spain Mediterranean Sea
Wahran Africa Algeria Mediterranean Sea
Aberdeen Europe United Kingdom, Scotland North Sea
Port of Amsterdam Europe Netherlands North Sea
Port of Antwerp Europe Belgium North Sea
Blyth Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Bremerhaven Europe Germany North Sea
Bremen Europe Germany North Sea
Port of Bruges-Zeebrugge Europe Belgium North Sea
Cuxhaven Europe Germany North Sea
Delfzijl Europe Netherlands North Sea
Dundee Europe United Kingdom, Scotland North Sea
Eemshaven Europe Netherlands North Sea
Emden Europe Germany North Sea
Esbjerg Europe Denmark North Sea
Port of Felixstowe Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Flotta Europe United Kingdom, Scotland North Sea
Port of Ghent Europe Belgium North Sea
Gothenburg Europe Sweden North Sea
Grimsby Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Port of Hamburg Europe Germany North Sea
Harwich International Port Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Immingham Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Hull Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Kristiansand Europe Norway North Sea
Leith Europe United Kingdom, Scotland North Sea
Middlesbrough Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Newcastle Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Oslo Europe Norway North Sea
Port of Rotterdam Europe Netherlands North Sea Includes Europoort
Stavanger Europe Norway North Sea
Terneuzen Europe Netherlands North Sea
The Hague Europe Netherlands North Sea


Sullom Voe Europe United Kingdom, Scotland North Sea
Sunderland Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Thamesport Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Port of Tilbury Europe United Kingdom, England North Sea
Vlissingen Europe Netherlands North Sea
Wilhelmshaven Europe Germany North Sea Includes JadeWeserPort
Ålesund Europe Norway North Sea
Matamoros North America Mexico, Tamaulipas Gulf of Mexico
Matanzas Caribbean Cuba, Matanzas Gulf of Mexico
Belledune North America Canada, New Brunswick Chaleur Bay 47°55′N 65°50′W / 47.91°N 65.84°W / 47.91; -65.84 (Belledune) CA rank: 13
Shediac North America Canada, New Brunswick Northumberland Strait 46°13′01″N 64°31′59″W / 46.217°N 64.533°W / 46.217; -64.533 (Shediac)
Eastport North America United States, Maine Friar Roads 44°54′50″N 67°00′14″W / 44.914°N 67.004°W / 44.914; -67.004 (Eastport) portofeastport.org
Stamford North America United States, Connecticut Long Island Sound 41°05′49″N 73°33′11″W / 41.097°N 73.553°W / 41.097; -73.553 (Stamford)
Port Jefferson North America United States, New York Long Island Sound 40°56′56″N 73°04′19″W / 40.949°N 73.072°W / 40.949; -73.072 (Port Jefferson) US rank: 129
Hempstead Harbor North America United States, New York Long Island Sound 40°52′26″N 73°40′23″W / 40.874°N 73.673°W / 40.874; -73.673 (Hempstead) US rank: 141
Penn Manor North America United States, Pennsylvania Delaware River 40°08′10″N 74°44′28″W / 40.136°N 74.741°W / 40.136; -74.741 (Penn Manor)
Chester North America United States, Pennsylvania Delaware River 39°51′14″N 75°19′19″W / 39.854°N 75.322°W / 39.854; -75.322 (Chester) US rank: 119
Port of Paulsboro North America United States, New Jersey Delaware River/Mantua Creek 39°49′37″N 75°13′37″W / 39.827°N 75.227°W / 39.827; -75.227 (Paulsboro) US rank: 39; Paulsboro Marine Terminal - Owned by the South Jersey Port Corporation[7]
Marcus Hook North America United States, Pennsylvania Delaware River 39°48′54″N 75°24′14″W / 39.815°N 75.404°W / 39.815; -75.404 (Marcus Hook) US rank: 31
Salem North America United States, New Jersey Delaware River/Salem River Nearby Salem Marine Terminal and Millville Airport also owned by the South Jersey Port Corporation[7]
New Castle North America United States, Delaware Delaware River 39°39′25″N 75°33′43″W / 39.657°N 75.562°W / 39.657; -75.562 (New Castle) US rank: 114
Salisbury North America United States, Maryland Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico River 38°21′58″N 75°35′35″W / 38.366°N 75.593°W / 38.366; -75.593 (Salisbury)
Hopewell North America United States, Virginia James River 37°17′24″N 77°18′11″W / 37.29°N 77.303°W / 37.29; -77.303 (Hopewell)
Puerto Juárez North America Mexico, Quintana Roo, Cancún Caribbean Sea 19°34′59″N 88°03′00″W / 19.583°N 88.05°W / 19.583; -88.05 (Puerto Juárez) apiqroo.com.mx
Santo Domingo Caribbean Dominican Republic Caribbean Sea 18°28′08″N 69°52′59″W / 18.469°N 69.883°W / 18.469; -69.883 (Santo Domingo)
Bluefields Central America Nicaragua Caribbean Sea 12°00′N 83°45′W / 12°N 83.75°W / 12; -83.75 (Bluefields)
Weedon Island North America United States, Florida Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay 27°51′32″N 82°35′49″W / 27.859°N 82.597°W / 27.859; -82.597 (Weedon Island)
Port Manatee North America United States, Florida Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay 27°39′36″N 82°36′11″W / 27.66°N 82.603°W / 27.66; -82.603 (Port Manatee) portmanatee.com; US rank: 82
Biloxi North America United States, Mississippi Gulf of Mexico, Biloxi Bay 30°25′08″N 88°53′13″W / 30.419°N 88.887°W / 30.419; -88.887 (Biloxi) US rank: 84
Plaquemines Port North America United States, Louisiana Mississippi River 29°28′48″N 89°41′13″W / 29.48°N 89.687°W / 29.48; -89.687 (Port of Plaquemines) US rank: 12
Louisiana Offshore Oil Port North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico 28°39′18″N 89°54′04″W / 28.655°N 89.901°W / 28.655; -89.901 (Louisiana Offshore Oil Port)
St. Bernard North America United States, Louisiana Mississippi River 29°56′35″N 89°58′52″W / 29.943°N 89.981°W / 29.943; -89.981 (St. Bernard) stbernardport.com ; St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District
Port Fourchon North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico, Bayou Lafourche 29°07′37″N 90°12′54″W / 29.127°N 90.215°W / 29.127; -90.215 (Port Fourchon)
Iberia District North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico, Bayou Teche 30°00′14″N 91°49′05″W / 30.004°N 91.818°W / 30.004; -91.818 (Iberia District)
Intracoastal City North America United States, Louisiana Gulf of Mexico, Vermilion River 29°47′02″N 92°20′20″W / 29.784°N 92.339°W / 29.784; -92.339 (Intracoastal City)
Matagorda Ship Channel North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico, Matagorda Bay 28°26′06″N 96°20′08″W / 28.435002°N 96.335528°W / 28.435002; -96.335528 (Matagorda Ship Channel)
Victoria North America United States, Texas Gulf of Mexico via Victoria Barge Canal (Guadalupe River) 28°41′28″N 96°58′19″W / 28.691°N 96.972°W / 28.691; -96.972 (Victoria, Texas) US rank: 88
Altamira North America Mexico, Tamaulipas Gulf of Mexico 22°22′59″N 97°55′59″W / 22.383°N 97.933°W / 22.383; -97.933 (Altamira, Tamaulipa) puertoaltamira.com.mx; 3rd Mexico, 23rd North America

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • North America Port Container Traffic 2006 Port Ranking by TEUs.[11]
  • Canadian rankings from Transport Canada.[12]
  • World rankings from American Association of Port Authorities.[13]
  • U.S. rankings from American Association of Port Authorities.[14]
  • Local ports are included.[3]
  • Seasonal ports are included.[1]
  • Cruise ship ports are included.[2]
  • Fishing ports are included.[8]
  • Drydocks are noted.[5]
  • Some ports are part of the Dubai Ports World controversy.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Seasonal, will freeze over during the winter.
  2. ^ a b Primarily passenger cruise ship traffic;
  3. ^ a b A port largely limited to delivery of local supplies; usually served by passenger ferry as well.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj Riethmuller, John (1980). Ports of the World (Thirty-third ed.). London: Benn Publications. ISBN 0-510-49156-1. 
  5. ^ a b c Port with a drydock, see The Times Atlas of the Oceans, edited by Alastair Couper, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. 1983.
  6. ^ a b c d e f Part of Dubai Ports World controversy
  7. ^ a b c [1]
  8. ^ a b Significant fishing industry requiring canneries or other fish processing facilities; may require specialized wharfage.
  9. ^ http://www.portofnh.org/ portofnh.org
  10. ^ Limits of Oceans and Seas
  11. ^ "North American Port Container Traffic - 2006" - Port Industry Statistics - American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) - Updated May 14, 2007 - (Adobe Acrobat *.PDF document)
  12. ^ Marine Transportation, Table 8-17," Canada's Marine Domestic &International Traffic Handled for CPA's and Other Ports, 2003–2004" Transportation in Canada 2005, Transport Canada; domestic and foreign in megatonnes.
  13. ^ World Port Rankings, 2004 (by tonnage, in MS Excel), American Association of Port Authorities, 1010 Duke St. Alexandria, Va.
  14. ^ Port rankings by tonnage from [AAPA website], accessed 2 Oct 2012