Harry Valentine

Author and Researcher

Harry Valentine

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Mr. Valentine has a degree in mechanical engineering from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada specializing in thermodynamics (energy conversion) and transportation technology. He has worked as a technical journalist for the past 10-years and has more than 2 decades of research in the transportation industry.

Breakwater Innovation to Manage River Flooding

Published Oct 8, 2021 3:26 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Business

Engineers of the Mayan Empire built rock dams far upstream along the tributaries of rivers to reduce downstream flooding, as a sud...

Kra Canal Revisited: Transshipment Potential of the Thai Land Bridge

Published Sep 28, 2021 6:51 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Government

The government of Thailand has committed to develop a land bridge at the Isthmus of Kra, located between the Gulf of Thailand and...

Cape Town's Container Terminal: Improve or Relocate?

Published Sep 3, 2021 6:46 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Ports

Earlier this year, a mayoral committee at Cape Town, South Africa recommended that the city’s container port be relocated fr...

Could Battery-Powered Container Ships Serve Transatlantic Trade?

Published Aug 24, 2021 10:03 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Environment

Prospects for Battery-Electric Container Ships across the North Atlantic Many years ago, University of Michigan Professor of Bu...

Options for Ship Propulsion Using Grid Scale Batteries

Published Aug 16, 2021 2:40 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

The search for carbon free ship propulsion includes adapting grid-scale batteries for maritime applications. Tech billionaires Bil...

Lead-Acid Battery Technology Modernizes for Maritime Operations

Published Aug 15, 2021 12:33 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Lead-acid batteries have existed for over a century with little change. Advances have occurred in lead-acid battery technology to...

Could a Nuclear-Powered Cargo Ship Transit the Suez Canal?

Published Jul 18, 2021 2:51 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Ongoing research into small-scale nuclear energy conversion has advanced to greatly increase safety with the development of sodium...

Seaway Shipping Navigates Back-to-Back High and Low Water Extremes

Published Jun 20, 2021 5:24 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

The international regulatory agency that oversees water levels on Lake Ontario and downstream along the St. Lawrence River is work...

Combining Flow Battery Power with Wing-in-Ground High Speed Transport

Published May 31, 2021 1:15 AM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Long haul commercial aircraft provide a basis by which to develop a concept wing-in-ground effect craft powered by flow battery te...

Modular Molten Salt Nuclear Power for Maritime Propulsion

Published May 14, 2021 6:14 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Evolving modern modular molten salt nuclear technology incurs comparatively lower cost while using a zero-pressure reactor and low...

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