The author is Rose George and the subtitle is Inside Shipping, The Invisible Industry that Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate. Here is one excerpt:
The biggest container ship can carry fifteen thousand boxes. It can hold 746 million bananas, one for every European..
And here is one other part:
EU-NAVFOR releases 80 percent of detained pirates because it can’t find willing courts.
Here is the book’s home page.