How the Shipping Industry has the Pulse of the Global Economy

How the Shipping Industry has the Pulse of the Global Economy

I recently wrote a piece for thestreet.com on the importace of the shipping industry. The impact of Hurricane Sandy has impacted the supply of gasoline greatly, not onlly with the lack of electricity to power the pumps but the fact the tankers were not allowed into the ports because of the storm The delay in the gasoline arriving into the ports has attributed to the gasoline shortages. My family is traveling 60 miles into New York to fill our gas tanks. 

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Author: loriannlarocco

I am the author of "Dynasties of the Sea: The Untold Stories of teh Postwar Shipping Pioneers", "Opportunity Knocking: Lessons from Business Leaders", "Thriving in the New Economy" and "Dynasties of the Sea: The Shipowners and Financiers Who Expanded the Era of Free Trade". I'm also the Senior Talent Producer at CNBC, and known as the producer with the trillion dollar Rolodex

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