Port Said (East) - Egypt – Port Said in Egypt had a capacity of 2.9 million TEU in 2013, making it the busiest on the continent -- TEU is the twenty-foot equivalent unit used to describe the capacity of container terminals.
Durban - South Africa – With a capacity of 2.6 million TEU, the port of Durban was the second busiest in Africa last year.
Tanger - Morocco – Port Tanger, or Tangier, in Morocco had a capacity of 2.5 million TEU in 2013 making it the third busiest.
Alexandria and El-Dekheila/ Port Said (West) - Egypt – Egypt's Alexandria (pictured) and El-Dekheila were at the fourth place last year, according to the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics, while Port Said (West) was fifth.
Cape Town - South Africa – The Cape Town Port in South Africa had a capacity of 933,000 TEU in 2013, making it the sixth busiest on the continent.
Port Luanda - Angola – Port Luanda in Angola was the seventh busiest on the continent last year, with a capacity of 913,000 TEU.
Port Mombasa - Kenya – Port Mombasa in Kenya had a capacity of 894,000 TEU in 2013, making it the eighth busiest in Africa.