7 of the World’s Most Crucial Ports

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The world’s largest ports don’t offer much variety with nine of the top 10 ports in terms of traffic located in Asia. But there’s more to shipping than the size of your port, and in the grand scheme there are more than a few global players, both currently and historically. Looking at the number of twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containers and beyond, this list covers seven of the world’s most impressive and important ports.  read more : http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/infrastructure/g3054/7-of-the-worlds-most-important-ports/