Harry Valentine

Author and Researcher

Harry Valentine


Mr. Valentine has a degree in mechanical engineering from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada specializing in thermodynamics (energy conversion) and transportation technology. He has worked as a technical journalist for the past 10-years and has more than 2 decades of research in the transportation industry.

Could a Nuclear-Powered Cargo Ship Transit the Suez Canal?

Published Jul 18, 2021 2:51 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Ongoing research into small-scale nuclear energy conversion has advanced to greatly increase safety with the development of sodium...

Seaway Shipping Navigates Back-to-Back High and Low Water Extremes

Published Jun 20, 2021 5:24 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

The international regulatory agency that oversees water levels on Lake Ontario and downstream along the St. Lawrence River is work...

Combining Flow Battery Power with Wing-in-Ground High Speed Transport

Published May 31, 2021 1:15 AM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Long haul commercial aircraft provide a basis by which to develop a concept wing-in-ground effect craft powered by flow battery te...

Modular Molten Salt Nuclear Power for Maritime Propulsion

Published May 14, 2021 6:14 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Evolving modern modular molten salt nuclear technology incurs comparatively lower cost while using a zero-pressure reactor and low...

Michigan Governor Seeks to Close Pipeline Across Strait of Mackinac

Published May 13, 2021 1:25 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Government

A political standoff is underway between Canada and the State of Michigan. The state governor has ordered the closure of a pipelin...

Developing Prospects for Oceanic Geothermal Energy Conversion

Published May 9, 2021 11:27 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Environment

While the earth’s core is believed to be molten material, the majority of the world’s active volcanoes are believed to...

Future Carbon-Free Thermal Energy and Ship Propulsion

Published Apr 25, 2021 10:40 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Government

The maritime sector seeks to reduce carbon emissions using ammonia, methanol, hydrogen and battery power and even liquefied air as...

Carbon-Free Port Service Locomotive Propulsion

Published Apr 9, 2021 1:36 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Ports

Railway lines extend into many ports internationally while main railway marshalling yards may be located at a distance from quaysi...

Powerful Winds Prompt Cape Town to Consider Moving its Seaport

Published Apr 1, 2021 2:18 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Ports

During the final week of March 2021, elected municipal officials from the City of Cape Town, South Africa asked the nation’s...

Moving Beyond the Suez Canal Blockage

Published Mar 28, 2021 11:26 AM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

A severe windstorm that obscured visibility from the ship’s bridge is alleged to have pushed the container ship the Ever Giv...

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