containerization

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containerization

[kən‚tā·nə·rə′zā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
The practice of placing cargo in large containers such as truck trailers to facilitate loading on and off ships and railroad flat cars.
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Reportedly, under this contract, JM Construction will carry out water and sewage work, shaft and backfill work, as well as extensive surface work (asphalting and paving) for the future container port.
It is great to see our largest container port expanding its offering so it can grow and prosper.
Until 2004, Hong Kong was the world's busiest container port as it served as a conduit for cargo moving in and out of China.
The Subic container port is a significant component of the Subic-Clark Alliance for Development strategy, which includes the construction of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway, and the Clark International Airport.
Khalifa Port Container Terminal, or KPCT, managed and operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals, has been rated as being among one of the fastest growing container ports in the world.
The KPT Chairman told the delegation that the new deep water container port will open new avenues for trade and commerce for Pakistan and pave the way for the port to become transshipment hub in the region.
In terms of both growth rate and absolute volume, the development of the container port industry in China over the past two decades has been more dramatic than any other region in the world.
Using Brazilian funding of $640 million, Brazil's Grupo Odebrecht is building the container port at the small town 30 miles west of Havana.
Currently, the area is being prepared for launching the construction of a container port.
About 200 dockworkers employed at a container port mostly operated by Hong Kong's richest tycoon Li Ka-shing have ended their 40-day strike after contractors agreed to a 9.
Summary: Hundreds of workers at a Hong Kong container port operated by tycoon Li Ka-shing voted .
DP World, the global port operator based in Dubai, has emerged as the lone bidder for developing a new container loading facility at Jawaharlal Nehru port near Mumbai as India's busiest container port seeks to expand much-needed capacity.

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