UNCTAD report published: Review of Maritime Transport 2021

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released its 2021 review of maritime transport which includes a wealth of information of relevance to the grain trade including:

  • a snapshot of world fleet by vessel type 2020-2021
  • international maritime trade 2019-2020 by type of cargo, country group and region
  • top 25 ship-owning economies
  • proposed IMO measures to remove GHG emissions
  • maritime transport costs for importing goods by country and size of economy
  • carbon dioxide emissions by vessel type
  • IMO Compendium on facilitation and electronic business

The report and other related information can be read here.