10 Stories by Dan Williams
Container ships and undersea cables are both forms of link in the global economic network.
From inside the engineering control room, a container ship feels like a vast machine.
Modern container ships are guided by a plethora of advanced autopilot systems.
Life on board a container ship often consists of rigidly-planned periods of calm.
The humble twistlock is all that stops stacks of containers falling from ships into the sea.
After sailing halfway around the world, I found myself in a retail park the same as in any European city.
Staying entertained on a long voyage can be tricky–the internet is patchy, and alcohol is banned.
A captain reflects on a lifetime spent at sea.
A series that traces consumer goods back through the global shipping system to their source.
When beginning a long voyage, the first thing you do is prepare to abandon ship.