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The Legacy of the Titanic

RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK […]

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PAAR generation and transmission

With the geometric progression of daily generation and transmission of the Pre- Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR), the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) seemed to have broken all the barriers which hitherto […]

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RORO ships to the rescue

Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as automobiles, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are driven on and off the ship […]

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The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean via the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts […]

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The father of containerization

Malcom Purcell McLean, born in 1913 in Maxton, North Carolina, was an American transport entrepreneur who was central to the widespread adoption of the shipping container which revolutionized transport and […]

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The First Fleet

The First Fleet is the 11 ships which left Great Britain on 13 May 1787 to found a penal colony that would become the first European settlement in Australia. The […]