Time for Thorns

An independent view on life.

Robots at the docks…

leave a comment »

The Port of Los Angeles has only one of the four automated cargo terminals in the U.S.,  although a fifth is scheduled for the port at Long Beach.    European ports are way ahead of us because American long-shore labor unions have  resisted automation  because it means up to 50% fewer humans will be needed to move cargo.   But like it or not,  robots will be necessary to handle the super cargo ships of the modern era.

 

 

Advertisements

Written by timeforthorns

March 29, 2016 at 10:09 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Tagged with , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: