Before the shipping container, goods were manually loaded into barrels and wooden creates.
Hundreds of thousands of freight containers wait to be offloaded at ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Danish company Maersk said it has ordered eight vessels that run on green methanol, a carbon-neutral fuel.
The longer there's a backlog, the more risk it poses to the recovering economy.
Next month, Danish shipping company Maersk will launch the first container ship on an Arctic Ocean route. The 3,600-container ice vessel will travel from Vladivostok in eastern Russia all the way to St. Petersburg in the west using the Northern Sea Route. That’s a shipping lane running across Russia’s northern coast. Click the audio player […]