An empty shipping dock is seen at the Port of Los Angeles, California, on April 16, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect trade. Photo: Reuters
An empty shipping dock is seen at the Port of Los Angeles, California, on April 16, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect trade. Photo: Reuters
Parag Khanna
Opinion

Opinion

Parag Khanna and Mikhail Zeldovich

How the coronavirus is forcing the shipping industry to make cybersecurity a priority

  • Ships plying the world’s oceans play a crucial role in overcoming supply chain bottlenecks stopping the flow of food and medical equipment
  • The pandemic is pushing firms to innovate and find ways to remotely perform audits, inspections and other tasks typically done in person