TITLE

Membership Benefits

PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Management Services;Sep2002, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on how the report of the Drewry Shipping Consultants on the liner shipping industry, highlights that 2000 witnessed a number of key milestones. Traffic volumes in the transpacific market surpassed ten million teu for the first time. Strong growth in the Europe/Asia/Europe trade resulted in box volumes exceeding six million teu. Despite slower growth, the Europe/North America/Europe trade also achieved a record performance in 2000. The increased use of the post-Panamax tonnage meant that vessels capable of loading 5,000 teu and over contributed more than half a million teu slots to the world fleet for the first time. Carriers combined revenues hit more than 90 billion dollars.
ACCESSION #
12145249

 

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