Tag: shipping cargo

When is a port not a port?

It was quite some time ago I was at a social mixer meeting of the minds here in Jacksonville.  The focus of the discussion was inland ports which was what the bright people in the room knew was needed for the future.  There was ample talk of the growth of JAXPORT that was to come… Read More

Interesting Facts about The Shipping Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

  In a ships lifetime, it can travel the distance to the moon, and back, about ten times. TEN ROUND TRIPS TO THE MOON?   According to this infographic, that’s a fact! Along with the fact that the shipping industry has over 1.5 million workers. Despite how far we’ve come in technology and world trade,… Read More