Daily Archives: May 5, 2015

Safeguarding Marine Logistics

Today’s sea lanes are more crowded than they have ever been, chock-a-block with bigger [fatter] tankers, heavier loads, and more containers jammed to the hilt with manufactured goods from China, Indonesia, the U.S., Latin America, and elsewhere. In the meantime, the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place. The lifeblood of commerce must flow, unimpeded, through such chokepoints as the Straits of Hormuz, the Straits of Malacca, the Bosporus, Dardanelles, the Suez Canal and the […]