Mega Containers: Shipping The World

Series 1
55:00

Series 1, Episode 4 - Mega Ports

4.0 14 x
The biggest ships in today's commercial fleet can take several hours to berth. These modern-day behemoths are navigated into shore by experienced local pilots and teams of tug boats.
1:05:00

Series 1, Episode 4 - Mega Ports

4.0 6 x
The biggest ships in today's commercial fleet can take several hours to berth. These modern-day behemoths are navigated into shore by experienced local pilots and teams of tug boats.
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 3 - High Seas & Fast Lanes

3.0 8 x
Canals and passages are created at a great human cost to reduce transit times, but if the passage is predictable, it increases vulnerability to piracy.
1:10:00

Series 1, Episode 3 - High Seas & Fast Lanes

4.0 17 x
Canals and passages are created at a great human cost to reduce transit times, but if the passage is predictable, it increases vulnerability to piracy.
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 2 - Moving Mountains

3.0 7 x
A look at the record-breaking ships built to move massive volumes of cargo, and the history of invention and engineering that defined the industry. In the early years of the 20th century, competition between nations to see who could build the biggest and fastest ships produced the Lusitania, the Olympic and the Titanic.
1:10:00

Series 1, Episode 2 - Moving Mountains

4.0 5 x
A look at the record-breaking ships built to move massive volumes of cargo, and the history of invention and engineering that defined the industry. In the early years of the 20th century, competition between nations to see who could build the biggest and fastest ships produced the Lusitania, the Olympic and the Titanic.
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 1 - A Twenty-Foot Revolution

3.0 9 x
The story of how American trucking magnate Malcolm McLean revolutionised global trade by coming up with the idea of a steel box with a standard set of dimensions. The cargo container.
1:05:00

Series 1, Episode 1 - A Twenty-Foot Revolution

4.0 8 x
The story of how American trucking magnate Malcolm McLean revolutionised global trade by coming up with the idea of a steel box with a standard set of dimensions. The cargo container.
1:05:00

Mega Ports

3.0 22 x
The biggest ships in today's commercial fleet can take several hours to berth. These modern-day behemoths are navigated into shore by experienced local pilots and teams of tug boats.
1:00:00

High Seas & Fast Lanes

3.0 8 x
Canals and passages are created at a great human cost to reduce transit times, but if the passage is predictable, it increases vulnerability to piracy.
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