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.

Liquid Air Storage for Port Vehicle Propulsion

By Harry Valentine 10-14-2020 09:57:21

Posted in: Ports

During the early to mid-20th century, onboard compressed air storage provided propulsive energy for mining locomotives that pulled...

Post-Pandemic High Speed Maritime Transport

The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced domestic and international passenger airline travel to the point where airlines have been laying...

Transporting Potable Water by Sea

By Harry Valentine 09-22-2020 03:48:34

Posted in: Shipping

The combination of occasional drought conditions in some regions and excess rainfall in other regions invites exploration into mov...

Maritime Container Shipping and Rising Sea Levels

By Harry Valentine 09-13-2020 03:45:54

Posted in: Ports

Several studies undertaken internationally into the effects of changing world climate have focused on the warming Arctic region al...

Small-Scale Nuclear Power for Commercial Ship Propulsion

By Harry Valentine 08-30-2020 12:28:03

Posted in: Shipping

An initiative by former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates offers the possibility of adapting evolving nuclear technology to future commerci...

Using Liquid Air for Energy Storage and Maritime Propulsion

In the area of renewable energy vessel propulsion, the scale of maritime vessel technology allows for application of grid-scale en...

Multi-Porting and Container Transshipment in the Pandemic Era

By Harry Valentine 07-19-2020 04:39:00

Posted in: Ports

The pandemic lockdown has suspended and reduced many commercial retail business activities and compelled retailers to reduce their...

A Future Option for Cruising Canada’s St. Lawrence River

Short-distance and multi-day long-distance river cruises have steadily gained popularity amongst tourists, including along Canada&...

Future Possibilities for Fast Freight Transportation

By Harry Valentine 06-27-2020 12:40:15

Posted in: Shipping

Examining the long-term trend in commercial vehicle transportation technology development offers possible clues into potentially s...

Sailing Into Headwinds Using Transverse-Axis Magnus Rotor

By Harry Valentine 06-10-2020 06:05:37

Posted in: Shipping

A unique configuration of wind turbine that rotates on a horizontal transverse-axis to wind direction offers promise to sail a ves...

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