Container Shipping Fundamentals

The global container ship fleet is estimated at 5,500 ships with a combined capacity to carry up to 23 million 20 feet containers, equivalent to 27 billion cubic feet or the volume of 730 empire state buildings at once.
Close to 45% of the fleet is own…

Inside London Gateway

London Gateway is the UK’s most advanced sea port dealing with the biggest ships in the world – yet most of Essex still has no idea it’s actually found in our county.
Sitting on the Thames Estuary on the county’s south coast, the facility was construct…