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Shipping’s ability to offer economic and efficient long distance transport puts it at the centre of the world economy.
Shipping is the least environmentally damaging form of commercial transport and, compared with land based industry, is a comparatively minor contributor to pollution from human activities.
Link to UNCTAD review of Maritime Transport 2019
Graph of the Predicted increase in world Seaborne trade. GDP and population
Shipping and World Trade Facts: Top Containership Operators | The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade.
Graph and Table to show the tonnage of dead weight for various countries
Graph and Table detailing key statistics about Major Flag States in the Shipping Industry
It is difficult to quantify the value of volume of world seaborne trade in monetary terms, as figures for trade estimates are traditionally in terms of tonnes or tonne-miles, and are therefore not comparable with monetary-based statistics for the value of the world economy.