OCEAN CARRIER REVIEW 2006 - Container lines must grapple with energy costs, congestion
By: Paul Scott Abbott | May 07 2006 at 08:00 PM | Channel(s): Liner Shipping
Fuel costs and port congestion head the list of challenges facing global container carriers, which are looking to solutions ranging from installation of shipboard windmills to establishment of reserved berthing windows.
For more than a quarter of a century, Paul Scott Abbott has been writing and shooting images for the American Journal of Transportation, applying four decades of experience as an award-winning journalist.
A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, with a master’s magna cum laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Abbott has served as president of chapters of the Propeller Club of the United States, Florida Public Relations Association and Society of Professional Journalists.
Abbott honed his skills on several daily newspapers, including The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Richmond (Va.) News Leader, Albuquerque Journal and (South Florida) Sun-Sentinel, and was editor and publisher of The County Line, a weekly newspaper he founded in suburban Richmond, Va.
A native Chicagoan, he is a member of American Mensa and an ever-optimistic fan of the Chicago Cubs.