“No one puts their children in a boat, unless the water is safer than the land.” “Home” by Warsan Shire. It seems all anyone can talk about lately is ISIS. Well, ISIS and Charlie Sheen. (It’s been a rough week news-wise.) The people were...
2 minute read. The OECD, ICOMIA and the IMO are calling for massive reductions in CO2 ASAP. LOL. But seriously folks, per capita the shipping industry produces more carbon dioxide than the Indy 500 and we need to do better. The International Maritime Organization...
3 minute read. “The beginning of the end of the end of the beginning has begun.” This line, spoken by M. Gustave of the adultery of his beloved Grand Budapest Hotel, could aptly be applied to the switch away from fossil fuels. The era...
The Rise Of China: Everyone Panic! Chinese economic growth is slowing. There’s a real estate bubble that’s likely to deflate. The bond and stock markets recently did a Jackie Chan-style face plant. O.k…Everybody panic! On second thought, let’s call that Plan B. There’s probably...
This National Coffee Day, I look at out over this busy seaport. Container ships coming and going, intermodal containers being loaded and unloaded, the tireless clanging of the global supply chain. Friends, let us take a moment to appreciate the intricate, expansive and unlikely...