Harry Valentine

Author and Researcher

Harry Valentine


Mr. Valentine has a degree in mechanical engineering from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada specializing in thermodynamics (energy conversion) and transportation technology. He has worked as a technical journalist for the past 10-years and has more than 2 decades of research in the transportation industry.

Developing Prospects for Oceanic Geothermal Energy Conversion

Published May 9, 2021 11:27 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Environment

While the earth’s core is believed to be molten material, the majority of the world’s active volcanoes are believed to...

Future Carbon-Free Thermal Energy and Ship Propulsion

Published Apr 25, 2021 10:40 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Government

The maritime sector seeks to reduce carbon emissions using ammonia, methanol, hydrogen and battery power and even liquefied air as...

Carbon-Free Port Service Locomotive Propulsion

Published Apr 9, 2021 1:36 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Ports

Railway lines extend into many ports internationally while main railway marshalling yards may be located at a distance from quaysi...

Powerful Winds Prompt Cape Town to Consider Moving its Seaport

Published Apr 1, 2021 2:18 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Ports

During the final week of March 2021, elected municipal officials from the City of Cape Town, South Africa asked the nation’s...

Moving Beyond the Suez Canal Blockage

Published Mar 28, 2021 11:26 AM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

A severe windstorm that obscured visibility from the ship’s bridge is alleged to have pushed the container ship the Ever Giv...

Construction Company Starts New Container Line for Seaway Ports

Published Mar 21, 2021 3:11 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

A family-owned construction company based in Odessa, Ontario plans to introduce twice-weekly ship transportation service betw...

Revisiting Thermal Energy Storage for Vessel Propulsion

Published Mar 7, 2021 4:25 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Developments in the solar thermal power industry and more recently in the nuclear power industry involve thermal storage material...

Mechanical Power Transfer for Wind Turbine Powered Boats

Published Mar 5, 2021 8:52 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Several advances have occurred in mechanical power transfer technology with potential application in wind turbine powered boats, o...

Towing Floating Wind Turbines to Provide Ship Propulsion

Published Mar 1, 2021 1:48 AM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

Advancing technical innovation in wind power conversion has produced turbines capable of delivering 14,000 kW of power output. Ong...

X-Bow Design Could Help Solve Air Draft Challenges for Boxships

Published Feb 12, 2021 5:00 PM by Harry Valentine

Posted in: Shipping

The X-Bow allows for possible lower level forward placement of the ship’s control-bridge above and immediately behind the bo...

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