How containerization shaped the modern world - Sir Harold Evans
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About 95% of the cargo that comes into the U.S. arrives by sea. Who’s checking it, and how? Is it possible to look after national security without significantly slowing down international trade? How do security measures at the docks compare with airports, train stations, and other places?
Do some research and create an infographic with your answers. If you live near an international port, arrange a tour or a conversation with a manager there to learn more.
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