Shipping is the thread that binds together raw materials, processing and the clothes we wear, the cars we drive and the houses we live in.
This course is an introduction to maritime geography, designed to help you get a quick grasp of the most significant areas, cities and ports of world shipping.
It focuses on the production and transport of raw materials, showing why freight shipping is concentrated in certain regions and along certain shipping lanes.
Quick questions appear throughout the course, allowing you to check your understanding as you go along, and at the end you'll find a quiz covering all the topics.
You can make your way through Maritime Geography either using the next arrow at the bottom of the page or via the dropdown navigation at the top.