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What’s next for the system that moves most of the stuff on Earth?
By Rena Marie Pacella
Posted 07.07.2011 at 7:48 pm 0 Comments
The basic unit of the global economy is the humble container. Every year, a vast fleet of freighters hauls more than 17 million of them to destinations around the world. Now the ships are getting bigger, the routes are getting better, and the ports are getting smarter than ever before. Oh, and for a longer-term look at the future of shipping, check out Cargotec's plan for Port 2060.
Click the links below to explore how our shipping system is moving into the future.
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