With Covid-19 stunting the travel plans of millions of expats this year and forcing many to return back to their home countries, which cities still heavily rely on expats to support the economy and provide a better quality of life? Whilst living and working abroad may seem like a pipe dream right now, in this […]
The world map above shows only shipping routes and nothing else. The colours represent different ship types including container shipping (yellow), dry bulk (blue), tanker (red), gas bulk (green) and vehicles (purple). You can see an interactive version of the map below:
Map from Rotterdamtransport.com The map above shows the sprawling Port of Rotterdam, the largest seaport in Europe. However, in terms of container traffic the port doesn’t even crack the top 10 globally.
Map from Marine Traffic via reddit The map above shows the density of shipping traffic around the world. On the whole, areas of high population destiny, also have a high degree of shipping density.
Map created by Jakub Marian The map above shows the most popular destination country for emigrants of each European country. The data comes from the UN for 2015, so won’t include any post-Brexit effects.