Hartismere School

An outstanding coeducational secondary school & sixth form college and England's first academy

Container ships as a cause of globalisaton


There are currently around 9,000 container ships cruising the world’s shipping lanes, transporting goods around the globe.  But the competitive structure of the shipping industry looks set to be shaken up by the arrival of 10 new mega container ships.  These provide a great example of how economies of scale.