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.

U.S. - Iranian Conflict Affecting Transportation

Ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran are believed to have contributed to the crash of Ukrainian Airlines flight 752 shortly...

The Option for Low-Speed Airborne Transportation

By Harry Valentine 12-29-2019 07:30:18

Posted in: Business

At this time on year, an airborne freight carrier vehicle powered by renewable energy comes into service and can actually provide...

Maritime Option to the Airline Pilot Shortage

By Harry Valentine 12-15-2019 04:59:38

Posted in: Ports

Analysts from the international airline industry are projecting a shortage of over 500,000 pilots over the next 15 years, as comme...

Addressing Flooding Along Navigable Waterways

By Harry Valentine 12-07-2019 05:05:45

Posted in: Shipping

In recent years, high water levels and flooding has occurred along several of North America’s navigable waterways. While som...

Protests and Concerns over St. Lawrence Water Levels

By Harry Valentine 11-28-2019 06:20:38

Posted in: Shipping

While residents living along the Upper St. Lawrence River between Montreal and Lake Ontario have organized protests over elevated...

Canadian Railway Workers’ Strike and the Waterway Option

By Harry Valentine 11-23-2019 12:45:00

Posted in: Shipping

Train conductors for one of Canada’s largest railway companies, CN Rail have initiated strike action demanding improved work...

Seeking Viability Along the Asian Silk Road Railway

By Harry Valentine 11-21-2019 04:46:02

Posted in: Ports

Chinese financing initially helped develop and sustain the operation of the Trans-Asian China-Europe Silk Road railway service. Du...

Middle Eastern Water and the Maritime Option

By Harry Valentine 11-16-2019 05:41:46

Posted in: Shipping

Concerns are being raised in regard to Turkey’s plans to build 22 dams along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers that also suppl...

Lion Air Flight 610 and a Fast Maritime Alternative

Toward the end of October 2019, investigators released their findings into multiple factors which led to the crash of Lion Air fli...

Revisiting the Case for Windmill Propulsion

Over a period of centuries, sails formed the basis of wind powered vessel propulsion until German aviation engineer Anton Flettner...

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