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The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade.

Shipping is the life blood of the global economy. Without shipping, intercontinental trade, the bulk transport of raw materials, and the import/export of affordable food and manufactured goods would simply not be possible.

Seaborne trade continues to expand, bringing benefits for consumers across the world through competitive freight costs. Thanks to the growing efficiency of shipping as a mode of transport and increased economic liberalisation, the prospects for the industry's further growth continue to be strong.

There are over 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally, transporting every kind of cargo. The world fleet is registered in over 150 nations, and manned by over a million seafarers of virtually every nationality.

It should come as no surprise, then, that maritime data and intelligence infiltrates all aspects of business.  MariTrace's customers recognise this and know that MariTrace delivers bespoke maritime intelligence analytical services on time, and on budget.

No two client research assignments are the same. Our tailored research and analysis service provides practical support for clients looking to understand how they can leverage the power of maritime data within different solutions.

MariTrace has delivered research and analysis projects for clients in public and private sectors, including autonomous vessels, maritime and coastguard agencies, bulk commodity analysis, cable laying, illegal vessel activity, wind-farm construction, agri-food, chemicals, tourism, new vehicle builds, and more. We combine our maritime know-how with data analytics, visualisations and ‘plain English’ communications to deliver fresh insights that support client decision-making. We welcome bespoke analysis requests of all sizes – from rapid-turnaround briefings to more detailed assignments.

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