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► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Containers transporting everything from shoes to aerospace parts make over 200m journeys a year by ship, truck and train. In the second video in the FT's 50 Best Business Ideas series, David Pilling, Asia Editor, explains why standardised containers revolutionised world trade by minimising transport costs. ► FT Business: http://bit.ly/1TqmuGb ► The World Of Transport: http://bit.ly/1JD6JHj ► Shipping finance ahoy!: http://bit.ly/1fhhunw
Almost everything we own and use, at some point, travels to us by container ship, through a vast network of ocean routes and ports that most of us know almost nothing about. Journalist Rose George tours us through the world of shipping, the underpinning of consumer civilization. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TE...
The Ultimate Guide to Drop Shipping - Free Bonus Guide: http://bit.ly/1sd2iNH Easily build your drop shipping business with Shopify’s ecommerce software. Sign up for your 14-day free trial: http://bit.ly/1GdsOcp What is dropshipping? In this video, I'm going to explain exactly how drop shipping works, show you how to find drop shippers for your products, and give solutions to some common problems associated with drop shipping. Many people shy away from starting an online store because of the initial start-up costs. But imagine if someone offered to pay your up-front inventory costs on thousands of items and manage all your shipping and fulfillment operations for you. It'd be much easier to get started, and you could run your business from anywhere in the world. Sound too good to be tr...
The UK is a leading modern maritime centre with many global businesses already based here and annually contributes around £11 billion to the economy. The Department for Transport Shipping and Ports Minister Robert Goodwill is joined by key industry figures to showcase our one-stop-shop maritime professional and business services sectors on which the global industry relies. The Maritime Growth Study demonstrates our willingness to examine the challenges we face, our commitment to listen to partners and our ambition to act. Find out more about the publication of the Maritime Growth Study at the launch of London International Shipping 2015 here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/major-maritime-report-launched-as-london-international-shipping-week-gets-underway Video Transcript: Robert G...
A Wah Kwong video illustrating the vital importance of the shipping industry in the modern world.
Top 10 Largest Shipping Companies in The World 1. A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK GROUP (APM MAERSK), 2. MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY (MSC), 3. CMA CGM S.A., 4. EVERGREEN MARINE, 5. COSCO, 6. HAPAG-LLOYD, 7. AMERICAN PRESIDENT LINES LTD (APL), 8. HANJIN SHIPPING CO. LTD, 9. CSCL, 10. NIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA (NYK),
Around 90% of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry. Without shipping the import and export of goods on the scale necessary for the modern world would not be possible. Seaborne trade continues to expand, bringing benefits for consumers across the world through competitive freight costs. Thanks to the growing efficiency of shipping as a mode of transport and increased economic liberalisation, the prospects for the industry's further growth continue to be strong. There are around 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally, transporting every kind of cargo. The world fleet is registered in over 150 nations, and manned by over a million seafarers of virtually every nationality.
Find out more about the Triple-E series of ships here: http://www.maersk.com/en/hardware/triple-e The team at Discovery follows the construction of the world's largest ever container ship as they push engineering boundaries to deliver the first Triple-E on time. This exciting preview gives a glimpse into the series. In a dock yard the size of a large airfield, an army of engineers is building a ship like no other. it's longer than 4 football pitches and capable of carrying more than 18,000 containers. It's the world's largest ocean going cargo vessel. If you want to see more videos clips from the Discovery Channel series, please click below. Maersk - Building the Triple-E Timelapse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxeREd3s_UE Maersk - World's Biggest Ship Discovery Channel – Megablo...
The video begins at 2:25. The Port of Portland and the World of International Trade and Shipping: Port Business Development in the Age of Globalization Seminar Speaker: Barry Horowitz, Port of Portland Event Date: Friday, March 3, 2006 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Updated short industry film explaining the vital importance of shipping to the world economy, and that shipping is safe, clean and efficient and comprehensively regulated. The film stresses the need for global regulation for this major global industry which is the life-blood of world trade. A useful tool for policy makers, and for careers talks to young people.
World Business: As China boomed, so did investment in the means to deliver its huge volume of exports from the factories to the worlds sea lanes. But then, the Financial Tsunami struck. Exports shrunk dramatically and rapidly. And now, quaysides are stacked high with empty containers while shipyards nervously wait for the next order. Chinas logistics industry is clearly weathering the storm badly. Reporter: Nick Mackie
Feb. 10 -- If the Baltic Dry Index is any guide for the global economy, the picture is looking stormy. It's plunged to historic lows since the start of the year. Bloomberg looks at why, and what it could tell us about future growth.