FP7-IDEAS-ERC World Seastems

Globalization, regionalization, urbanization: an analysis of the worldwide maritime network since the early 18th century

Preliminary results: maps and networks

Figure 1: World port hierarchy and share of steamer vessel traffics in 1890

Figures 2-5: Regionalization of world maritime flows (1890, 1925, 1961 and 2004)
1890 1925
1961 2004

Figure 6: World interregional maritime routes, 1890-1925