The Straits of Malacca and Singapore is the world’s busiest shipping lane. In 2017, a record 83,740 ships transited through it, according to the Seatrade Maritime News website. As one of the most important shipping lanes on the planet and the shortest route between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Strait of Malacca often […]
Image Source: gCaptain Since the first container ship set sail from Port Newark, New Jersey to the Port of Houston, Texas with 58 containers on board, container ships have grown to giant proportions. With a capacity of 21,413 TEUs, the OOCL Hong Kong is the world’s largest container ship till date. However, winners are holding to the […]
There are about 50,000 shipping vessels plying our oceans today, delivering the cargo that makes much of our world tick.
These freight behemoths transport millions of containers hundreds of thousands of miles a day – some ships can carry 20,000 at a time!
Every year, the 2nd largest economy in the world shuts down for a week to commemorate their nation’s birthday. Known as the Golden Week, haulage services will also be affects as business comes to a standstill.