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Today’s global economy runs on standardized shipping containers, as the Ever...

Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst Take a look around you. Perhaps you’re snacking on a...

Gulf of Oman attacks: how merchant ships can keep safe in...

Robert McCabe, Coventry University The latest attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman have once again highlighted the vulnerability of merchant ships...

Where’s my package? Common carrier freight lockers can ease city traffic...

Barbara Ivanov, University of Washington and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington Online shopping is a big convenience for many Americans, but porch piracy can ruin...

Cargo ships are emitting boatloads of carbon, and nobody wants to...

Henrik Selin, Boston University and Rebecca Cowing, Boston University Maritime shipping transports 90 percent of the goods traded around the world by volume. Moving large...

As Arctic ship traffic increases, narwhals and other unique animals are...

Donna Hauser, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Harry Stern, University of Washington, and Kristin Laidre, University of Washington Most Americans associate fall with football and raking...

How transshipment may undercut Trump’s tariffs

Patrick Conway, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill President Donald Trump is vowing to crack down on deceptive transshipment. That is the practice...

The urgency of curbing pollution from ships, explained

James J. Winebrake, Rochester Institute of Technology and James J Corbett, University of Delaware The International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency that regulates global...

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