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Pop-up emergency shelters fit into a shipping container; include power, water purification, & toilets

With tens of millions of refugees around the world being displaced by conflicts, persecution, and natural disasters, the need for robust and scalable emergency housing solutions is very real, and one startup believes it has the answer, in the form of foldable units that provide near-instant shelter and housing. Humanihut, a South Australian startup, developed its all-in-one emergency shelter solution over the course of about three years, and instead of just merely providing walls and a roof for refugees and disaster victims, the system also includes other basic necessities, such as toilets and showers, electricity, and laundry facilities. 16 of the Humanihut shelters fit into a standard shipping container, which allows them to be easily transported and deployed using existing...

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The Largest Cargo Ship Ever Made -1,306 Feet long - Benjamin Franklin

This maybe a late post, but the largest Cargo Ship ever build ported in Long Beach, California to unload about 18,000 containers! This is most remarkable ship building feat ever and will continue to inspire the industry for years. The link to Fortune Magazine is below for further reading. http://fortune.com/2016/02/01/benjamin-franklin-biggest/

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