Harry Valentine

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Harry Valentine

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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.

New Options to Stop LA's Intermodal Rail Theft Problem

Published Jan 24, 2022 10:08 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

During mid-January, news reports from Los Angeles exposed the ongoing problem of theft from shipping containers carried aboard slo...

How Tilt-Rotors Could Boost the Utility of Wing-in-Ground Craft

Published Dec 12, 2021 8:17 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Several national defense departments operate military airplanes that combine fast efficient flight with the ability to touch down...

Storm Clouds Over Ukraine Threaten the Prospects of the Eurasian Canal

Published Dec 8, 2021 9:36 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

As Russia weighs the possibility of invading Ukraine, it may be jeopardizing a maritime project which would benefit all of the reg...

Renewed Potential for Container Shipping on the St. Lawrence Seaway

Published Nov 1, 2021 12:59 AM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Ports

The long-term forecast for increased international trade - combined with logistical issues related to railway and truck transporta...

Breakwater Innovation to Manage River Flooding

Published Oct 8, 2021 3:26 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Business

Engineers of the Mayan Empire built rock dams far upstream along the tributaries of rivers to reduce downstream flooding, as a sud...

Kra Canal Revisited: Transshipment Potential of the Thai Land Bridge

Published Sep 28, 2021 6:51 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Government

The government of Thailand has committed to develop a land bridge at the Isthmus of Kra, located between the Gulf of Thailand and...

Cape Town's Container Terminal: Improve or Relocate?

Published Sep 3, 2021 6:46 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Ports

Earlier this year, a mayoral committee at Cape Town, South Africa recommended that the city’s container port be relocated fr...

Could Battery-Powered Container Ships Serve Transatlantic Trade?

Published Aug 24, 2021 10:03 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Environment

Prospects for Battery-Electric Container Ships across the North Atlantic Many years ago, University of Michigan Professor of Bu...

Options for Ship Propulsion Using Grid Scale Batteries

Published Aug 16, 2021 2:40 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

The search for carbon free ship propulsion includes adapting grid-scale batteries for maritime applications. Tech billionaires Bil...

Lead-Acid Battery Technology Modernizes for Maritime Operations

Published Aug 15, 2021 12:33 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Lead-acid batteries have existed for over a century with little change. Advances have occurred in lead-acid battery technology to...

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