He world Bank disclosed the World Container Ports Performance Index corresponding to 2022. For this occasion, it took into account 348 terminals on all continents.
The World Bank indicated that the purpose of the index is to help identify opportunities for a terminal or a port that will ultimately benefit all public and private stakeholders.
He explained that The performance of a port can be evaluated from several aspects such as terminal capacity or space utilization, cost, connectivity and land services or ship waiting time.With these elements the organism elaborates the world list.
He added that the index is based on available empirical data, objective data related exclusively to the time spent by a ship in a port and should be interpreted as an indicative measure of the performance of the container port, but not definitive.
The agency explained that the survey is intended to serve as a benchmark for improvement for stakeholders in the world economy, including governments, port authorities and operators, private parties interested in trade, logistics and shipping services. Supply Chain.
The global ranking of 2022 was led by the Chinese port of Yangshan (in Shanghai), followed by Salalah in Oman. In third place was the Khalifa Port in United Arab Emirates.
The best regional port was that of Cartagena in Colombia which ranked fifth out of 348.
The best European position was that of Algeciras in Spain, which was in 16th place.
Where is Montevideo?
He port of Montevideo did not have a good location taking into account the parameters used by the World Bank to establish the world ranking. ended in the lplace 304 and decreased 39 places compared to the list corresponding to 2021.
Port of Montevideo
Was below Río Grande in Brazil, which was ranked 50th, Santos (also in Brazil) in 114th place, Buenos Aires in 174th and Valparaíso (Chile) in 188th.
Despite the poor measurement obtained in the agency’s report, the port of Montevideo had record operations during 2022 and exceeded one million TEUS (unit equivalent to a 20-foot container) mobilized.