Here are 6 Fascinating Facts on the Container Shipping Industry, a.k.a. the “Invisible Industry”:

  1. Shipping is the “greenest” mass transport
  2. Almost 90 % of everything we buy arrives via ship
  3. An estimated 17 million shipping containers are currently floating around the world
  4. About 10,000 shipping containers get lost at sea every year
  5. About 97% of all dry freight shipping containers have been manufactured in China.
  6. The annual travel distance of a regular container ship is equivalent to 75% of the distance to the moon and back.

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