Evolution of Shipping

My sea career lasted for an exciting decade which saw huge growth in ship size. I went through the evolution of shipping from sailing on a 3,500 TEU jumbo container vessel that was built in the year when I was born to an 8,000 TEU container vessel. In 2003, that 8,000 TEU vessel owned by my former employer was entered into the World Guinness Book of Records as the largest container vessel ever built. But although I stopped sailing on the largest ship at the time, the size of ships did not stop growing.

2014.03.25 - Evolution of Shipping Figure 1

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