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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The Yemen's anti-corruption body asked the government to revoke the deal with DP World in June, 2012, over official reports that the company had failed to meet its obligations in running Aden container port and providing infrastructure on time.
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Committed to maintaining its competitive position as the nation's leading container port, the Port's capital improvements in the coming year are budgeted at $311 million.
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The Top 120 World Container Ports ranking listed KPCT as the third fastest growing container port in the world and the fastest growing port in the Middle East based on its 26 per cent volume growth in 2014.
KARACHI -- Gantry Cranes, one of the largest container handling cranes in the world are scheduled to be discharged from the ship to Pakistan Deep Water Container Port (PDWCP), off Karachi Port here on Tuesday.
The Top 120 World Container Ports ranking lists KPCT as the third-fastest-growing container port in the world and the fastest growing port in the Middle East based on its 26 per cent volume growth in 2014.
The Top 120 World Container Ports ranking lists KPCT as the third fastest growing container port in the world and the fastest growing port in the Middle East based on its 26 per cent volume growth in 2014.
In Singapore, PSA International operates the world's second-biggest container port by total freight tonnage, and the world's busiest transshipment port, according to the American Association of Port Authorities World Port Rankings 2013 and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

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