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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Eisma added that the number of containerized cargo has increased to 139,980 for the twenty-footer equivalent units (TEUs) last year from 124,707 in 2016.
SBMA seaport figures indicated the volume of containerized cargo grew to 139,980 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2017, from just 124,707, TEUs in 2016.
In addition to containerized cargo, the port handled 75mln TEUs of oil and non-oil products during the past Iranian year (ended March 20)," he added.
In summary, container shipments are better managed under the rules designed specifically for containerized cargo.
Scrap metal was the second largest containerized cargo moving from the United States to Asia last year, with more than 235,000 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) shipped during the first nine months of 2005.
The city contends containerized cargo arriving on the west coast, diverted by rail through the Sault and transferred onto truck, can get to the U.
Customs has issued the final version of its rule requiring ocean carriers and consolidators to submit cargo manifest information electronically at least 24 hours prior to loading containerized cargo on board vessels at the port of origin.
11 terrorist attacks amid reports that it fully inspects only 2 percent of the largely containerized cargo entering U.
1 million long tons, driven by an increase in oil products, containerized cargo and grains.
Containerized cargo tonnage has been making impressive gains since 1990, growing 80 percent from 1990 through 2000 when total waterborne commerce tonnage exceeded 23 million tons.
It interconnects with an elaborate rollerized bypass system for quick transfer and delivery of containerized cargo.
8, 2013, Naviera Master Line, a division of Miami-based Master Line Shipping Company, will transport a variety of breakbulk and containerized cargo from Port Manatee to destinations in Colombia, Panama, Venezuela and Trinidad.