Edward Withrow

Environmental Studies

Tag: shipping

Edward Withrow: Mega-Ships

The Downside of Mega-Ships

As a result of the 2008 economic crisis, the demand for cargo ships has dropped dramatically. Before the crisis shipping companies focused on building mega-ships to transport containers. However, the recession has made operating these mega-ships extremely expensive. In spite of the expenses associated with mega-ships, shipping companies continue to build them under the assumption […]

Automated Shipping Terminals and Safety

Cargo shipping container terminals are very common across the world, packed to capacity with sizeable containers filled with different products and supplies. It is difficult, almost impossible, to regulate all of the containers and their content. It is becoming an even larger task, as cargo shipping is projected to grow a sizeable amount in the […]

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