Global Commerce

Continued increases in global trading have led to massive increases in global shipping needs. Each year tankers, bulk carriers, and container ships carry billions of tonnes of goods around the world making these vessels the most important means of transportation of our time.

The world’s population relies on the shipping industry for everything from goods to medicine to food. Containerization has revolutionized global cargo shipping, bringing vast improvements in efficiency.

Alumni Profile: Lisa Bergeron (American Bureau of Shipping)

There are almost 500 liner shipping services providing regularly scheduled service that enable goods to move between ports along the many trade routes of the world.

Alumni Profile: Dr. Brant Savander (Maritime Research Assiciates, LLC)