Click me
Transcribed

How Shipping Got Faster

HOW SHIPPING GOT FASTER A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE EVOLUTION OF CARGO SHIPPING II III 0 00 00 0 00 00 10,000 BC ROCK DRAWINGS DISCOVERED IN AZERBAIJAN SHOW A REED BOAT MANNED BY PEOPLE WITH PADDLES, THE EARLIEST EVIDENCE OF THE USE OFE WATERCRAFT BY MAN 8,000 BC THE EARLIEST KNOWN BOAT, THE 'PESSE CANOE', IS DISCOVERED IN A PEAT BOG IN THE NETHERLANDS 4,000 ВС THE FIRST PAPYRUS BOATS ARE THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN MADE BY THE EGYPTIANS 2,500 ВС THE EGYPTIANS USED THE WATER AS THEIR MAIN FORM OF TRANSPORT, WITH SOME TO LARGE WOODEN CARGO SHIPS CAPABLE OF CARRYING MORE THAN 500 TONS OF STONE 700 AD 21 THE VIKING LONGSHIP BRINGS TRADE FROM NORTHERN EUROPE TO THE UK, AND INVADERS! 1400 THE CHINESE JUNK' STYLE BOAT IS DEVELOPED, AND CARRIES CHINESE TRADE AROUND THE WORLD 1450 AROUND THE SAME TIME, VESSELS CAPABLE OF CARRYING LARGE AMOUNTS OF CARGO ARE BEING DEVELOPED BY THE EUROPEANS, IN TURN CARRYING EUROPEAN 11 門 TRADE AROUND THE WORLD 1111311 1766 JAMES BRINDLEY DESIGNS THE BOAT "STARVATIONER" WITH 10 STANDARDISED WOODEN CONTAINERS, TO TRANSPORT COAL TO MANCHESTER VIA THE BRIDGEWATER CANAL 1956 MALCOLM MCLEAN'S SHIP THE 'IDEAL X' LEAVES NEW JERSEY LOADED WITH THE NEWLY DESIGNED STANDARDISED SHIPPING CONTAINER, DESIGNED BY MCLEAN AS WELL. THIS MARKS THE START OF INTERMODALISM IN SHIPPING 1966 THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER SHIP VOYAGE IS TAKEN, FROM THE US TO THE NETHERLANDS. THE SEA-LAND FAIRLAND CARRIES 236 CONTAINERS 1968 NEW ISO REGULATIONS WERE BROUGHT IN TO STANDARDISE THE SIZE, TERMINOLOGY AND CONSTRUCTION OF SHIPPING CONTAINERS, BRINGING THEM TO WHAT WE KNOW TODAY 1990 ww THE NEW GENERATION OF HIGH SPEED CATAMARANS ARE DEVELOPED AS BOTH PASSENGER II AND CARGO FERRIES, AND CAN CARRY 1000 PASSENGERS AND 150 CARS AT OVER 65MPH 2011 MÆRSK MC-KINNEY MØLLER HAS A LENGTH OF 400 METRES, A CAPACITY OF 18,270 CONTAINERS AND A TOP SPEED OF 23 KNOTS, MAKING IT THE MOST ADVANCED CONTAINER SHIP IN THE WORLD 2017 THE CURRENT RECORD FOR LARGEST CONTAINER SHIP GOES TO THE OOCL UNITED KINGDOM AND HER SISTER SHIPS. THEY ARE 400M LONG AND CAN CARRY AN AMAZING 21,413 TEU. HOWEVER, WE DON'T EXPECT THIS RECORD TO STAND FOR LONG. BROUGHT TO YOU BY www.SHIPIT.CO.UK

How Shipping Got Faster

shared by Eavesy on Jan 11
24 views
0 shares
0 comments
A well designed piece from 1st Move International with information about the evolution of cargo shipping. This timeline infographic starts off in 10,000 BC and goes through to last year.

Category

Transportation
Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy

For wordpress.com:

Click the code to copy
Customize size