While Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest executive order extends the state’s stay-at-home policy through May 15, the state lifted restrictions on several sporting activities, including powerboating. After the announcement, several lawsuits against the governor were dropped, with other pending litigation expected to follow suit.
In short, Malcolm McLean built a better box. Sixty-four years ago this week, the first intermodal shipping containers featuring McLean’s innovative twistlock made their maiden voyage from the Port of Newark, N.J., to Houston, and on to ubiquity. His twistlock made it possible to stack and lock several containers together, then release and latch onto semis utilizing the same mechanism.
The Shanghai International Boat Show, set for June 22-24, has been postponed until next year.“Although the covid-19 outbreak has been largely controlled in China, the spread of the global epidemic has brought more uncertainties for exhibitions,” organizers said in a statement. The 2021 show is scheduled for April 1-3.