Where are the world’s major shipping lanes? These maps show global maritime traffic density, highlighting some of the busiest areas across the globe.
The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest port in America. It's also at the center of a massive container backlog.
As the Arctic becomes more accessible due to reduced ice cover, countries with polar real estate increasingly viewing the region through an economic lens.
How busy are the world's shipping routes, and where are the global chokepoints for commercial shipping? See every ship's movement on this interactive map.