“This is a ship-shipping ship, shipping shipping ships.”
The two industries that are the real backbone of globalization are transportation and technology. What has accelerated the pace of global interconnectedness is the scale of these devices and their ubiquity in facilitating massive global commerce. Economies of scale infuse our transportation and communicating technologies, boosting the diffusion of countless other technologies. China’s transportation infrastructure, for example has undergone some amazing physical transformations that have made their economic growth possible.
If however you only want to laugh at the tongue-twister of ship-shipping ships, this is the internet meme for you.