Watch How Cranes, Robots Help Ports Run Like a Tight Ship
A video demonstrates how cranes moving shipping containers drive the world economy.
Mon July 20, 2015 - National Edition CEG
The shipping container network has altered the way companies and countries do business.
An article on Gizmodo highlights the fact that shipping containers, being at heart a 8x8x20 steel box, are not a sexy or glamorous technology — in fact, you probably don’t think of them as a technology. But as Tom Scott succinctly explains in a YouTube Video, the shipping container network — containers as packets, ports as routers, and ISO standards the protocols holding everything together — has altered the way companies and countries do business.
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