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El Faro — a Ro/Ro not a Container Ship and Why that Mattered

El Faro was often referred to in the media as a container ship. It is an easy mistake to make as the file photos showed her carrying stacks of containers on the main deck. El Faro, ex-Puerto Rico, ex-Northern Lights, … Continue reading

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The Giant Cranes and Robots That Keep Civilization Running

A little background on how that product makes it from overseas to your doorway. A great little video about how containers are moved loaded and unloaded. Enjoy! Bob Winfrey  

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Innovation Turns to Desperation

Horizon Lines looks like it is sinking fast, and industry experts say it likely has two choices: sell off some of its trade lines, or perish. The company, which has major markets in Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico, has been … Continue reading

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