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Laem Chabang Port is the busiest port in Thailand, approximately 10,000 inward/outward vessels per year, as follows:

  • Feeder vessels collect shipping containers from different ports and transport them to central container terminals, mostly with an average capacity of carrying 300 Twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) to 500 TEUs.
  • Feedermax is a small feeder vessel but a bit larger with carrying capacity of 500-1,000 TEUs.
  • Handy has a capacity of 1,000-2,000 TEUs.
  • Sub-Panamax is a Panamax form-factor ship with carrying capacity of 2,000-3,000 TEUs.
  • Panamax is larger vessel comparing to Sub-Panamax, delivering cargoes among ports worldwide, with capacity of 3,000-5,000 TEUs.
  • Post Panamax is a large vessel, with carrying capacity of 5,000-10,000 TEUs.
  • Car-Carrier is an oceangoing ship to carry wheeled vehicles


Laem Chabang Port on the World Map
What are DWT and TEUs?
The World’s Biggest Container Ship
Type of inward/outward Vessels

Number of Visitors