28 graphs to help you understand the basics of container and maritime transport logistics
Maritime and Ocean Transport is a huge and highly complex industry, with over 90% of all global trade carried by sea. Still, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the data, jargon, and ever-shifting market forces that define the industry.
This guide is intended to help you get familiar with the terms, trends, and numbers used in the container shipping industry. We hope this guide will be helpful to anyone in logistics who focuses on Ocean and Maritime transportation.
We invite shippers, service providers, and everyone who supports this industry to dive into the world of Ocean Freight.
This handbook provides a data-driven look at the fundamentals of Ocean Freight, including:
The basics of container and maritime transport
Global container transport networks
Ocean carriers and Alliances
Rates and contracts
Bunker and GHG reduction