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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 establishment of dedicated container-handling infrastructure and equipment, together with proper multimodal documentation and procedures, is vital before containerisation in Ethiopia can climb from the present levels of 11% for imports and nil for exports.
During that time, he was involved in tense negotiations with unions over the massive reduction in manpower which resulted from the move to containerisation.
oOn top of this, Aa we believe DP World is strategically well placed to benefit from continuing containerisation of general cargo.
Liverpool's problems and mass unemployment were closely allied to the decline of shipping in the Mersey and, in particular, containerisation and the loss of the passenger trade Today, fewer than 1,000 dockers handle more cargo tonnage than used to be handled by 25,000.
But containerisation changed all that - sailors were in port for much shorter periods of time and didn't need overnight accommodation.
7 billion and was awarded "Company of the Year 2000" by Containerisation International London.
Contract notice: containerisation, marine transport and disposal of municipal waste to licensed facility
Secondly, just as there was life after containerisation for dockers and closure of the mines and steel industry, so shall there be life after the end of hunting by hounds.
Publications were founded such as Container News, now Intermodal Shipping, and Containerisation International Magazine in the United Kingdom, as this revolutionary form of transportation and distribution grew throughout the world.
Maersk Line was the 'clear winner' for the Global Ocean Carrier of the Year at the Containerisation International 2012 Awards on 18 October in London.
It all began during the 1970s, with the decline of Mersey shipping due to containerisation and the disappearance of the great ocean liners.
From the 1960s, with theintroduction of containerisation,Rotterdam became the more natural and speedier maritime gateway to Europe,especially for business with the Americas.

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