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.

Spin-Offs from Future Twin Channels at the Suez Canal

By Harry Valentine 02-15-2020 06:05:37

Posted in: Shipping

The Suez Canal has evolved into the world’s most important man-made navigation passage. Despite recent expansion, further ca...

Re-Assessing the Proposed Eastern Canadian Transshipment Terminal

By Harry Valentine 02-13-2020 04:47:48

Posted in: Shipping

Going back several years before the ship named Emma Maersk first sailed, proposals emerged for developing container transshipment...

Using Water Power to Propel Free Barges Through Navigation Locks

While there is economic merit to sailing extended length barge trains along inland waterways, the cost of lengthening navigation l...

The Option of Roll-On Roll-Off Operations at Port of Quebec

By Harry Valentine 01-23-2020 06:21:49

Posted in: Shipping

The 15-meter low tide water depth at Port of Quebec inspired the decision to develop a container transshipment terminal to berth n...

U.S. - Iranian Conflict Affecting Transportation

Ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran are believed to have contributed to the crash of Ukrainian Airlines flight 752 shortly...

The Option for Low-Speed Airborne Transportation

By Harry Valentine 12-29-2019 07:30:18

Posted in: Business

At this time on year, an airborne freight carrier vehicle powered by renewable energy comes into service and can actually provide...

Maritime Option to the Airline Pilot Shortage

By Harry Valentine 12-15-2019 04:59:38

Posted in: Ports

Analysts from the international airline industry are projecting a shortage of over 500,000 pilots over the next 15 years, as comme...

Addressing Flooding Along Navigable Waterways

By Harry Valentine 12-07-2019 05:05:45

Posted in: Shipping

In recent years, high water levels and flooding has occurred along several of North America’s navigable waterways. While som...

Protests and Concerns over St. Lawrence Water Levels

By Harry Valentine 11-28-2019 06:20:38

Posted in: Shipping

While residents living along the Upper St. Lawrence River between Montreal and Lake Ontario have organized protests over elevated...

Canadian Railway Workers’ Strike and the Waterway Option

By Harry Valentine 11-23-2019 12:45:00

Posted in: Shipping

Train conductors for one of Canada’s largest railway companies, CN Rail have initiated strike action demanding improved work...

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