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The Future of Shipping: The System of the World
What’s next for the system that moves most of the stuff on Earth?
Superheating the Hulls of Seagoing Ships Could Reduce Drag for Super-Efficient Sailing
Along with causing water droplets to dance (which you can try at home) and protecting hands from liquid nitrogen (which...
New Foaming Metal Could Form Lighter Hulls For Cargo Ships
Reducing cargo ships’ weight would be a major step in reducing the carbon emissions of the worldwide freight industry. Fraunhofer...
Researchers Call For ‘Physical Internet’ To Ferry Freight Through a Series of Tubes
Hungry? Better turn on your linear induction motor and send a metal capsule through an underground polyethylene tube to retrieve...
Nuclear-Powered Ice-Breaking Merchant Ships Could Ply the Northwest Passage
Nuclear-powered civilian ships could be powerful enough to smash through Arctic ice on their own, potentially using the Northeast Passage...
FAA Review May Scuttle Hobbyist Inventor’s Ingenious Method For Shipping Drugs
An Ohio inventor's cargo box has drawn interest from major shipping companies, but now faces years of FAA review
Slime-Dispensing Hulls Could Boost Fuel Efficiency For Ships
A DOD-backed project would give ships a regenerating slime layer to help shed unwanted marine life
German Ship Attempts First Navigation of Trans-Arctic Route, Made Possible By Warming
Using an 8,000-mile shortcut, the Beluga Fraternity will travel from Russia to Denmark via the Arctic Circle for the first time
Scientists design a microwave device to halt invasive aquatic critters
Wave Powered Boat Crosses Pacific Successfully
A boat propelled only by the rocking sea gives renewed hope for a fuel-free shipping future