Finding the Shipping Center of the World, in Graphical Form

by Dave

India-LatAm direct shipping links are abysmally low. Panama Canal and Santos in Brazil are the LatAm ports in the top 20 central ports.
via Infectious Greed

Transportation networks play a crucial role in human mobility, the exchange of goods, and the spread of invasive species. With 90% of world trade carried by sea, the global network of merchant ships provides one of the most important modes of transportation. Here we use information about the itineraries of 16,363 cargo ships during the year 2007 to construct a network of links between ports.

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