Maritime transportation routes in the Mediterranean
Another strong traditional economic sector in the Mediterranean
is transport, specifically maritime transport. The Mediterranean
Sea is among the world’s busiest waterways, accounting for 15 % of global shipping activity by number of calls and 10 % by vessel deadweight tonnes (dwt). More than 325.000 voyages
occurred in the Mediterranean Sea in 2007, representing a capacity of 3.800 million tonnes. Almost two-thirds of the traffic was internal...
19 Nov 2013 - by GRID-Arendal