Posted on February 25, 2021
Curious about how container ports work?
The way in which ports operate will differ grandly in function of their size, available equipment, and operating strategy – nevertheless, there are some commonly used operating methods some of which we attempt to bring to life in our simplified animation of a container terminal, container port, and some of its loading, unloading, and container storage activities.
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2020 world merchant fleet
Based on the publicly available UNCTAD data, the world merchant fleet was composed of over 95,000 vessels in 2020.
The total deadweight of this gigantic fleet was over 2,000,000 thousand tons – meaning that in 2020 the merchant fleet had the capacity to carry (all in: crew, cargo, fuel, ballast,….) over 2,000,000,000 tons at any one point in time.