The fast-moving world of heavy equipment shipping has seen the construction of ever-larger vessels with the capacity and ability to carry more and heavier loads than ever before
Here are just some of the innovations that have transformed the world of freight shipping.
Whilst we primarily associate sea freight with one particular size and type of cargo, one of the aspects of shipping that make sending cargo by sea so versatile is that, unlike air freight, gravity does not have as limiting an effect.
Here are some of the most shipped items in the world.
Roll-on roll-off shipping (Ro-Ro) is a term used to describe a method of shipping where vehicles are driven straight aboard the vessel, rather than being lifted on and off with a crane.
When it comes to modern heavy machine shipping, thre is one innovation that completely changed the game and made the modern fast-paced world of sea freight logistics possible.
Whether you’re transporting machines for an assembly line, industrial robots, or plant machinery and vehicles, you will want to ensure that your products arrive in good condition.
Supply chains have existed since the earliest civilisations, although before the development of mass transportation, long-distance transportation was limited to selling finished goods
Typically, pretty much every sellable item around the world can fit inside a shipping container, whether this takes the form of a 20ft or 40ft unit.
Danish shipping firm Maersk has reported record pre-tax profits of $5.9bn for the July to September period, according to the BBC.