Reefer container throughput in main European ports.
Rotterdam is the largest container port in Europe, with container terminals allowing for about 18,500 reefer connections.  In 2021, the number of containers increased by 6.6% to 15.3 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) compared with 2020, resulting from higher spending on goods during the pandemic.  Reefer containers represent about 15% of container types.  LNG drove growth as higher gas prices in Europe led to higher LNG imports.
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