Friday Focus: 13 Unbelievable Shipping Facts

 09 Sep 2016 11.22am

An infographic released by iContainers shows 13 ‘curious’ facts about the shipping industry.

According to the graphic, the largest of the world’s vessels can cost up to US$200 million to construct, with this form of transportation being greener than trucks or planes.

There is currently a total of more than 6,000 ships active on liner trades, which is the equivalent of more than 30.7 million TEU.

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