November 2021/Currents Newsletter
Maritime Fun Fact: A large oceangoing ship normally travels at a speed of 23 knots which is equivalent to 26.5 miles per hour.
There have been recent stories about the supply chain impacts with some of our California ports. Did you know the Port of Redwood City serves as an international gateway for goods movement and connects the Silicon Valley region to global markets? Our Port is one of 11 cargo ports in California delivering essential supplies and materials from abroad. The shipping industry is the most sustainable and economically friendly mode of transporting goods while also providing a significant decrease in air emissions. Since early settlement, ships have been the backbone of public commerce. Our Port is a working waterfront with high-value infrastructure and job creation benefiting the region’s economy. This month we reflect on being thankful that our Port can deliver and serve the region.