How to explore: Port Congestion

- Available with the Port Congestion Service -

You can use our Data Exploration Tool to explore a complete overview of weekly waiting times at port and anchorage for all commercial ports of the world for up to 1 year in the past.

To go to our Data Exploration Tool click on the Explore Data tab on the Main Menu and then select the Ports option.

This will take you straight to the Ports Database Section. You can use the Sidebar to quickly locate the Port Congestion option.


If you are looking for the port congestion of a specific port you can use the quick search bar and search for its name.

Or just click on the Add Filter button and a drop-down menu will appear. Each filter added will appear in a box next to the Add Filter button. You can remove the filter any time by clicking on the X button next to it.

After selecting your filters, the results will appear below. By default, a number of the most popular results will appear. You can hold and drag any of the result columns to re-position and sort them how you want.

Moreover, you can click on the Cogwheel icon on the right to add or remove columns from your view and choose your prefered Time Zone.

There are some important information and actions at the bottom of the page which:

  • inform you about the total number of records found that match your search criteria
  • enable you to navigate through search results pages by entering a page number or selecting the next or previous one
  • let you decide on the desired amount of search results per page (20/50)

Last but not least you can export the data you have searched for with a click of a button. As soon as you get your results from your specific search, you can export all of them by clicking on the Export button on the right-hand side, above the results. A drop-down menu will appear, giving you information about the process you are about to complete.