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Companies and universities are working together to develop automated cargo ships. The Wall Street Journal looks at Rolls-Royce’s concepts for the next revolution in maritime transport. Photo: Rolls Royce. Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjvideo Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJvideo Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/
http://managementresearchdevelopment.com/ Roughly 71% of the earth's surface is covered by oceans and seas with around 90% of world trade conducted through shipping. Security of maritime assets, cargo and facilities is therefore of strategic global importance. With an increased asymmetric threat to ships and port facilities and an exponential increase in maritime piracy, effective security measures are essential. Expansive maritime security measures can be excessively expensive. At MRD we believe that a risk based approach, where available assets and resources are fully and effectively utilized in order to maximize efficiency and minimize cost, is the best solution. Additional measures are identified through a diagnostic process and are added as required to form part of a 'whole ...
This video uses animation and humor to explain important concepts and principles of ship stability. Visit http://www.maritimetraining.com/Product/Introduction-to-Basic-Ship-Stability-and-Trim to purchase the full-length version. Produced by Maritime Training Services, © 2013.
China and Pakistan launched direct rail and sea freight service, linking southwest China's inland Yunnan Province and Pakistan's largest port of Karachi. The freight line will cut transport cost by over 50 percent compared with past services, Xinhua news said in a report. A cargo train loaded with 500 tonnes of commodities left Kunming, capital of Yunnan, for Karachi on Wednesday, marking the opening of the new route. "The route helps locals businesses connect with the world market," a representative from the New Silk Road Yunnan Limited said. The new rail, sea freight will cut logistics cost, including that of transport, by 50 per cent compared to past services, the news agency reported. The service is a part of China's Maritime Silk Road initiative, of which the China-Pakistan Econo...