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.

A Future Option for Cruising Canada’s St. Lawrence River

Short-distance and multi-day long-distance river cruises have steadily gained popularity amongst tourists, including along Canada&...

Future Possibilities for Fast Freight Transportation

By Harry Valentine 06-27-2020 12:40:15

Posted in: Shipping

Examining the long-term trend in commercial vehicle transportation technology development offers possible clues into potentially s...

Sailing Into Headwinds Using Transverse-Axis Magnus Rotor

By Harry Valentine 06-10-2020 06:05:37

Posted in: Shipping

A unique configuration of wind turbine that rotates on a horizontal transverse-axis to wind direction offers promise to sail a ves...

Future Possibilities in Ship Wind Propulsion

By Harry Valentine 05-31-2020 10:01:09

Posted in: Shipping

The combination of environmental exhaust emissions regulations and fuel prices have prompted introduction of wind assisted vessel...

Future Agricultural Transport on North American Waterways

By Harry Valentine 05-24-2020 11:56:43

Posted in: Ports

The long-term trend of annual rainfall taken across Northern USA and Southern Canada for over a century reveals a steady increase....

Changing Market Conditions and Eastern Canadian Ports

By Harry Valentine 05-22-2020 08:21:06

Posted in: Ports

A combination of factors that includes the COVID pandemic, U.S. – China trade disputes and advancing technology have changed...

Sailing Into Headwinds Using Wind Power

By Harry Valentine 05-18-2020 08:23:47

Posted in: Shipping

The combination of precedents using deck-mounted windmills to sail directly into a headwind and new developments in kite technolog...

The Bangladesh Commercial River Transport Industry

The nation of Bangladesh has a population of some 170 million people with over 3,800 kilometers of year round navigable waterways...

Briefings on St Lawrence Seaway Water Levels

By Harry Valentine 04-22-2020 06:51:46

Posted in: Shipping

The international authority that overseas water levels along the St Lawrence Seaway between Montreal and Lake Ontario recently hos...

Automation Could Aid Port Operations During Pandemic

By Harry Valentine 04-09-2020 06:02:56

Posted in: Ports

The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is occurring both locally and internationally, affecting maritime and airline op...

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