UNCTAD explores 50 years of global Maritime Transport

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Over the last 50 years seaborne trade has seen a remarkable development. Shipping carries the vast majority of international trade with its share ranging between 80 and 90 per cent of trade. This predominance is particularly pronounced in developing countries where trade structures including the low volumes of intraregional trade leave limited space for land transport and air transport.…

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UNCTAD – Market consolidation in container shipping: what next?

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) issued a new policy brief. Over the past two years, a wave of market consolidation has transformed the global container shipping industry, leading to mergers and acquisitions between container lines, a reshuffling of shipping alliances and the expansion of shipping companies into port operations. There…

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UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com)  The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) secretariat since 1968 with the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analysing relevant developments. It remains the single, most important global review of the Maritime Industry. Growing seaborne trade Global seaborne trade…

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UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2017

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) secretariat since 1968 with the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analysing relevant developments. It remains the single, most important global review of the Maritime Industry. With over 80 per cent of…

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UNCTAD – world maritime fleet statistics

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) issued statistics regarding the world maritime fleet. UNCTAD this week uploaded 2017 maritime statistics on the world shipping fleet by flag and by country of ownership, as well as the 2016 tonnage for ship building and scrapping. Greece takes the top place of ship owning countries and outranks Japan,…

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UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2016

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) posted the 2016 Review of Maritime Transport. The present edition of the Review of Maritime Transport takes the view that the long-term growth prospects for seaborne trade and maritime businesses are positive. There are ample opportunities for developing countries to generate income and employment and help…

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