THE collapse of Hanjin Shipping, a South Korean container line, on August 31st brought home the extent of the storm in shipping. The firm’s bankruptcy filing left 66 ships, carrying goods worth $14.5 billion, stranded at sea. Harbours around the world, including the Port of Tokyo, refused entry for fear of going unpaid. With their stock beyond reach, American and British retailers voiced concerns about the run-up to the Christmas shopping period.
DENMARK's Maersk Group is experimenting with the use of drones for delivering goods, after Maersk Tankers collaborated with drone maker Xamen Technologies to successfully deliver a tin of biscuits to a bulk tanker, and is