Maritime Industry Fact
Ships are the least energy intensive of all the transport modes – shipping currently contributes just 4% of the greenhouse emissions from the Australian freight transport system.
(McIntosh, A. Climate Change and Australian Coastal Shipping Discussion Paper Number 97. The Australia Institute, October 2007.)
The number of containers crossing the nation’s wharves will increase by 150% by 2020. (Source: http://www.infrastructureaustralia.