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    Shipping In Numbers

    • 30km

      Length of dedicated sewage system that prevents wastewater generated by Barcelona’s port from being discharged into its basins.

    • 22,00%

      Of the world’s undiscovered hydrocarbons under the Arctic seabed.

    • $1.6Trn

      Annual investment needed to supply the world’s energy needs, according to International Energy Agency.

    • $2.09Bn

      What China is spending on the fourth phase of the Yangshan deepwater port.

    • 47,00%

      Shares in South Korean shipbuilding companies have plunged by this much thus far this year.

    • 2017-21

      Average growth 2017-21 in container trade 4.2% and container ship fleet 3.1%.

    • 4,00%

      Percentage of the world’s copper produced by Chuquicamata, Chile’s largest copper mine.

    • 16,00%

      Share of Greek GDP attributed to shipping sector.

    • MTn

      Total demolition in million tons; 24.08 in 2013, 18.8 in 2014, 19.7 in 2015, 25.06 in 2016, 16.8 in 2017.

    • $90

      Price per tonne of steam coal on the international market, a 30% drop in a year.

    • 22,00%

      Of the world’s undiscovered hydrocarbons under the Arctic seabed.

    • 19

      Percentage of minibulkers at least 30 years old.

    • 10GW

      Estimate of gap between energy demand and supply in Germany by 2020, equivalent to 10-15 power plants.

    • 325

      Years Lloyd’s has been in the Maritime insurance business.

    • 4

      Bangladesh, the fourth largest rice producer, has lifted an export ban.

    • 15

      The number of boxes that the largest container ship can carry, which would hold 746 million bananas. This would be one banana for each person in Europe.

    • 2017-21

      Avreage growth 2017-21 in coal trade 2.8% and ores,iron,and manganese trade 2.9% and bulker fleet 1.5%.

    • 2016

      Scheduled opening date of Europe’s first dedicated port terminal for offshore wind turbines at Bremerhaven.

    • -50C

      Temperature that some Arctic transits have to contend with.

    • 75

      Vessel transits through the Strait of Gibraltar each year.

    • 300

      People employed in EU’s marine equipment sector.

    • $400Bn

      Cost of Russia’s natural gas pipeline to China.

    • $300M

      Shipping industry consuming about 300 million tonnes of high-sulphur fuel a year, sums about usd69 billion in extra fuel costs annually.

    • 100

      People employed in Norway’s Maritime cluster, including 20000 seafarers.

    • 600

      Only this many of 12.000 companies classified as ‘foreign’ in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone have headquarters outside Greater China.

    • $295M

      Estimated daily loss of business if Mississippi River is closed.

    • $652Bn

      EU transport infrastructure upgrading requirement for 2014- 2020.

    • 450 years

      Time taken for a plastic bottle to break down.

    • 50,00%

      Shipping industry to cut greenhouse-gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050.

    • 5

      Ranking of Turkey’s shipbreaking sector with 280 ships scrapped in 2013 at a combined 850,000ldt.

    • 85,00%

      of Shipping accidents attributed by studies to human error.

    • 90/14

      Number of websites and films dedicated to Titanic, along with hundreds of books.

    • 1857

      Year in which the word ‘ergonomics’, meaning the science of work, was first used.

    • 2

      North Dakota is the second largest US state for oil output.

    • 2

      2011 was the second most expensive year form arine insurance, after 2005.

    • 2.34%

      The three-month LIBOR reached 2.34% in mid-April 2018, 1.16 same period 2017.

    • 15

      Percentage of coal traded globally, 85% is consumed by producing countries.

    • 75

      Percentage of seafarers serving on Japanese ships sourced from the Philippines. More than 28% of the world’s seafarers come from that country alone.

    • 13.3Bn

      Tonnes of global shipping cargo forecast by IHS per year by 2025.

    • 29

      Members of the International Energy Agency now that Estonia has joined.

    • 316000

      Number of jobs in South Africa derived from Shipping in 2010.

    • 25

      New car carrier orders needed each year to maintain current capacity.

    • 98,00%

      Philippines inter-island trade carried on ro-ro vessels.

    • $2.8M

      Historic high charter hire for Karoline N of Neu Gas, one of just four VLGCs that can transit the present Panama Canal .

    • 2018

      Current differential of about USD230/tonne, beyween high-sulphur bunker and low-sulphur distillate fuel may 2018.

    • 60,00%

      China’s share of world iron ore imports.

    • 11

      South Africa’s navy has just this many vessels, and only a fraction of them are operational.

    • $7Bn

      Shipping insurance sector’s capacity to cover traditional energy risks.

    • 41

      Percentage of world Merchant fleet controlled by European companies, according to the European Community Shipowners’ Associations.

    • 60,00%

      Percentage of annual global scrapping demand that China can handle.

    • 25,00%

      Turkey’s income generated in Istanbul.

    • 20

      Days saved using the freight train from inland China to central Europe compared with ships.

    • 300000

      Number of new homes planned near Amsterdam’s port by 2040.

    • £5,9Bn

      Last year London generated $9.26Bn in Premium income, a one-third share of the global marine insurance market’s total.

    • 0

      Number of lifeboat drills conducted on Titanic’s maiden voyage.

    • Euro5.9Bn

      Total of 20 largest 2013 losses across the insurance industry(not including natural catastrophes)

    • 90,00%

      Percentage of Nigeria’s economy that depends on Maritime transport.

    World Trade Maps

    • Ship Movements Ship Movements
    • Coal Coal
      • Import

        World Top Importers

      • Export

        World Top Exporters

    • Iron Ore Iron Ore
      • Import

        World Top Importers

      • Export

        World Top Exporters

    • Steel Steel
      • Import

        World Top Importers

      • Export

        World Top Exporters

    • Grain Grain
      • Import

        World Top Importers

      • Export

        World Top Exporters

    • Ship Movements
      AustralasiaA- %2.80
      CaribbeanB- %1.30
      East and South AfricaC- %1.21
      East Coast South AmericaD- %4.50
      Far EastE- %19.85
      Great Lakes - St. LawrenceF- %0.39
      Gulf - Red Sea - IndiaG- %10.16
      MediterraneanH- %12.35
      OtherI- %5.24
      South East AsiaJ- %13.15
      UK - Continent - BalticK- %14.94
      US East CoastL- %2.38
      US GulfM- %3.62
      US West CoastN- %2.59
      West AfricaO- %4.38
      West Coast South AmericaP- %1.14
    • Coal

      World Trade Shares Of Coal Importers

      40 - 10 %
      10 - 2 %
      2 - 0 %
    • Coal

      World Trade Shares Of Coal Exporters

      40 - 10 %
      10 - 2 %
      2 - 0 %
    • Iron Ore

      World Trade Shares Of Iron Ore Importers

      11 - 5 %
      5 - 2 %
      2 - 0 %
    • Iron Ore

      World Trade Shares Of Iron Ore Exporters

      11 - 5 %
      5 - 2 %
      2 - 0 %
    • Steel

      World Trade Shares Of Steel Importers

      60 - 10 %
      10 - 1 %
      1 - 0 %
    • Steel

      World Trade Shares Of Steel Exporters

      60 - 10 %
      10 - 1 %
      1 - 0 %
    • Grain

      World Trade Shares Of Grain Importers

      30 - 10 %
      10 - 2 %
      2 - 0 %
    • Grain

      World Trade Shares Of Grain Exporters

      30 - 10 %
      10 - 2 %
      2 - 0 %
    A- Australasia %2.80
    B- Caribbean %1.30
    C- East and South Africa %1.21
    D- East Coast South America %4.50
    E- Far East %19.85
    F- Great Lakes - St. Lawrence %0.39
    G- Gulf - Red Sea - India %10.16
    H- Mediterranean %12.35
    I- Other %5.24
    J- South East Asia %13.15
    K- UK - Continent - Baltic %14.94
    L- US East Coast %2.38
    M- US Gulf %3.62
    N- US West Coast %2.59
    O- West Africa %4.38
    P- West Coast South America %1.14