Erich Staake on shipping | Duisport | Video
World Finance interviews Erich Staake, CEO and President at Duisport, on supporting seaborne trade with strategic partnerships
An estimated 146 million shipping containers were transported globally in 2011, and merchant ships contribute more than $380bn in freight rates annually to the world economy. As the world’s largest inland port, Duisport therefore plays a major role in the seaborne trade industry. CEO and President Erich Staake discusses how acting as a logistic service provider has been the key to Duisport’s success, the importance of sustainability, and how emerging markets are a major opportunity for investment.