Container shipping

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Statista dossier about international container trade

This dossier presents a range of statistics and facts about international container trade. It presents graphs and tables about freight volumes, the leading container ports, and fleet capacities.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview of container trade
    • Global container market - growth in demand 2008-2019

    • Loaded freight in international maritime trade 1970-2017

    • World seaborne trade - carried by containers 1980-2017

  • 2. Global container fleet
    • Seaborne trade - capacity of container ships 2018

    • TEU capacity of the global container ship fleet based on nominal TEUs

    • Number of TEUs - global containership fleet 2017

    • Size of container ship fleets by nationality of proprietor 2017

    • Number of merchant ships by type 2008-2017

    • Leading container ship operators - total TEUs 2019

    • APM-Maersk - number of ships 2019

    • Scrapped container ships worldwide 2014-2017

  • 3. Operators and ports
    • Logistics - leading ocean freight forwarders worldwide 2017

    • Leading container ship operators - owned and chartered ships 2019

    • Leading container ship operators - share of world liner fleet 2019

    • Largest container ports worldwide - by volume of cargo handled 2017

    • Major marine terminal operators - global market share 2017

    • Leading container ship operators - owned and chartered TEUs 2019

    • Revenue of AP Møller - Mærsk A/S 2006-2017

    • PSA International - throughput 2009-2017

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