Whether it’s the Ever Given or the Ever Forward (or the Ever Dainty and Ever Cozy), huge container ships have created cargo delays.
Six (More) Facts About World Trade
Through our world trade update, we can look at trade partners, states, shipping containers and even giant cranes.
Learn With Elaine: Panama Canal Expansion
Wide enough for huge container ships, the newly expanded Panama Canal will boost global trade and production.
How One Stuck Ship Can Upset a Whole Supply Chain
Just one boat and one waterway, still, the Suez Canal blockage from a wedged in container ship affected the global supply chain.
Why It’s Tough to Turn Around a Big Ship
Large container ships can carry approximately 22,000 boxes called TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units). Above, the vessel in our featured image has 15,000 containers. In just one of them, you can add 48,000 bananas to the global supply chain. Or, imagine…
Six Small Facts About Globalization That Are Really Big
When we looked at Six Facts About Globalization, there was lots we did not say. So let’s add six more facts. Six (Small) Facts (That Have a Big Meaning) 1. The reefer plays a huge role in our global transportation…
What Reefers Have to Do with Stinky Cheese
With more than roads, bridges and railroads, our transportation infrastructure includes the reefers (refrigerated containers) that facilitate globalization.