Posts Tagged 'shipping'

Freight Hauling Drones Coming Soon

From Elroy Air’s site –

Our systems can deliver heavy cargo over long distances, fast.

An end-to-end aerial cargo delivery system:

  • 500lbs (225kg) payload
  • 300mi (500km) range
  • No airport required
  • No electric charging station required
  • Efficient hybrid-electric powertrain
  • Autonomous flight and advanced safety architecture
  • Autonomous cargo loading and unloading

Elroy Air’s site HERE.

22 Ancient Shipwrecks Discovered


Mental_floss reported –

In a “once-in-a-lifetime discovery,” underwater archaeologists have uncovered 22 ancient shipwrecks near the small Greek archipelago of Fourni. The wrecks span the ages—from around 700 BCE to the 16th century CE. For nearly 2000 years, the dozen-plus islands of Fourni saw a lot of traffic while serving as a stop within a massive network of long-distance trade routes between the Black Sea, Aegean Sea, Cyprus, Egypt, and the Levant. Most of the wrecks—all of which are the remains of merchant ships—date to the Late Roman period, from the 4th to the 7th century CE.

Watch video and read more HERE

and HERE

Photos Of The Worlds Largest Ship Under Construction

Maersk-Triple-E-sThis blog has photos of a Maersk Triple E ship being built in South Korea. Twenty of these container ships are scheduled to be produced by 2015. Triple E can carry 18,000 containers – 11 layers tall inside and 10 layers tall above deck.

Read about it HERE.



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