Taiwan Tensions Raise Risks in One of Busiest Shipping Lanes #TaiwanStraitRoute #MaritimeRoutes.

Container vessel positions as of Aug. 2, largest 10% of fleet by deadweight tonnage in blue.
Sources: IHS Markit, Genscape.

“The Taiwan Strait is the primary route for ships passing from China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan to points west, carrying goods from Asian factory hubs to markets in Europe, the US and all points in between. Almost half of the global container fleet and a whopping 88% of the world’s largest ships by tonnage passed through the waterway this year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.”

Ref. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-02/taiwan-tensions-raise-risks-in-one-of-busiest-shipping-lanes

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