LNG trading fleet set to sail for crowded waters

Increasing amounts of shipped goods are increasing marine traffic around the world. This map shows the location of maritime incidents recorded since the beginning of 2007 Increasing amounts of shipped goods are increasing marine traffic around the world. This map shows the location of maritime incidents recorded since the beginning of 2007.
By Andrew Walker and Verity Ratcliffe 21 April 2017 0 25573

Increasing amounts of shipped goods and shifting delivery routes are increasing traffic at ports and in the surrounding areas around the world. Higher port traffic, coupled with transit through narrow shipping routes, has raised the chance of collisions. This map shows the location of maritime incidents recorded since the beginning of 2007. 

LNG vessels are only a small part of the overall fleet at present, but their numbers are rising. Global LNG trade increased by 1.8% in 2015 according to BP data. The growth of physical...

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