"New GIS-enabled analysis by a Minerva-funded researcher from Duke University maps what the far-reaching impacts to international trade and shipping could be if any of the world’s 11 busiest marine chokepoints, or shipping straits, are closed due to politics, piracy, vessel accidents, or other causes. Knowing in advance what to expect will help businesses and governments better navigate unexpected closures and reduce disruptions to international trade and global supply chains."
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Associated Minerva-funded project: Assessing the International Risk to National Economies Posed by A Marine Chokepoint Shutdown
CITATION: “Assessing Impacts to Maritime Shipping from Marine Chokepoint Closures,” Lincoln F. Pratson; Communications in Transportation Research, Dec. 21, 2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commtr.2022.100083