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Global Trade Routes of Ultra Large Container Vessels

By Ned Li 2019-01-05 17:43:43

As a product of the global economy and an effective tool to handle fierce market competition, more and more Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCV) are utilized in nowadays in long-haul shipping.  According to ships’ AIS navigation records, in the fourth quarter of 2018, 118 fully cellular container ships which each carrying capacity of more than 14,500 TEUs were active in the high seas. These ULCVs made 1,818 calls connected 63 ports in 32 countries. 69 percent port pairs were the...

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