How Big is a Container Terminal?

When it comes to shipping it is very easy to find out the size of things. If you want to know how large a particular ship or terminal is the statistics are freely available. But when comparing numbers, especially to a novice, it is easy to become confused or just plain bored comparing tonnage, TEU’s, […]

The Chop Escapes The Grand Prix of Baltimore

We’ve only had the misfortune to experience one Grand Prix race weekend, as we were out of town working during last year’s race. We look forward to the day when our city can return to normalcy for Labor Day Weekend- when we can go see a ball game or go to a restaurant or even […]

The Chop Returns From Sea

The life of a sailor is a peculiar thing. It’s more like two lives, really. There’s life at sea, which is very regimented and routine and carries over from ship to ship. After you’ve gained enough sea time you start to realize how small the world actually is- seeing some of the same guys over […]