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Ongoing challenges to ports: the increasing size of container ships

December 2020|Bulletins » FAL Bulletin
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Ongoing challenges to ports: the increasing size of container ships

Author: Sánchez, Ricardo J. - Perrotti, Daniel E. - Gómez Paz, María Alejandra Physical Description: 16 p. Editorial: ECLAC Date: December 2020

Description

This FAL Bulletin examines the dynamics of the increase in vessel size worldwide and the factors that explain it, and subsequently provides projections regarding the arrival of the largest ships currently in service to South American shores with a view to facilitating port planning.