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How much bigger can container ships get?

By William Kremer, BBC World Service

The world’s cargo ships are getting big, really big. No surprise, perhaps, given the volume of goods produced in Asia and consumed in Europe and the US. 1,280 more words

Greenwich Maritime Institute

Economies of Scale in Shipping: Does Bigger Mean Better?

Like many other industries, container shipping benefits from economies of scale. The lower operating costs per TEU can be achieved by simply utilising larger vessels. 611 more words

Shipping

Making Our Way to the Flats

(The Flats, Colon Harbour, Panama)

A bird memo must have went out that we were giving free rides, because today we had a Booby on the boat. 322 more words

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