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Review of Maritime Transport, 2003 9789211125825

Review of Maritime Transport, 2003

ISBN-10: 9211125820
ISBN-13: 9789211125825
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PUBLISHER: United Nations Publications
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Product Description: The annual report provides recent data on maritime and ancillary services, focusing on maritime activities in developing countries as compared with other groups of countries. Issues considered include: the development of world seaborne trade, world fleet size by principal types of vessel, ownership of the world fleet by countries of registration, fleet development, tonnage oversupply, the average age of the world fleet, productivity, freight markets and rates, o contains chapters on port development, including container port traffic and container terminal throughput, as well as developments in trade and transport efficiency. The 2003 edition indicates that world output grew by 1.9 per cent in 2002 and world seaborne trade (goods loaded) increased by 2.5 per cent. Indicators for world fleet productivity (calculated in tons carried per dwt and thousands of ton-miles per dwt) showed decreases of 1.4 and 1.8 per cent from the figures for 2001. World container port traffic expanded by 2.2 per cent over that of the previous year, reaching 236.7 million TEUs. The ports of developing countries handled 96.6 million TEUs, or 40.8 per cent of the total.

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PAGES: 156
CATEGORY: Business & Economics, Transportation
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