sea van

sea van

[′sē ‚van]
(industrial engineering)
Commercial or government-owned (or leased) shipping containers which are moved via ocean transportation; since wheels are not attached, they must be lifted on and off the ship.
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Edouard Manet: Impressions of the Sea Van Gogh Museum, Paulus Poterstraat 7, Amsterdam Open daily: 10am-6pm (Fridays: 10am-10pm) Adults: 12.
Ya sea que al final gane el presidente Chavez o PDVSA, como quiera que sea van a haber varios perdedores y Houston sin duda va a ser el principal perdedor", afirmo Neal Adams, experto en la industria petrolera, en una entrevista con el canal 11 de noticias de Houston.
Application of controlled atmosphere technology to sea van shipments of fresh produce is saving the Defense Department and U.
To achieve optimum results in its CA sea van experiment, the DLA looked for additional ways to compensate for the significant time difference between air delivery and sea delivery of fresh produce to Guam.
The DLA now can much more accurately anticipate and prepare for customer needs and make optimum use of sea van freight space.
Those savings are expected to rise dramatically (up to $8 million annually) as the CA sea van technology is applied to fresh produce shipments to Korea, Okinawa and other Pacific Rim destinations.
In September of that year, the DLA and the DSRPAC began to lay the groundwork for the Pacific Surface Initiative--a plan to test the effectiveness of shipping fresh produce in CA sea vans.
Order and shipping time for the MA sea vans from Oakland to Guam now is about 17 days.
Airlift shipments have been all but eliminated in favor of the CA sea vans.
The sea vans have successfully transported practically every kind of fruit and vegetable imaginable--including many which typically do not travel well.
The Guam experiment has demonstrated that in addition to extending fresh produce shelf life, the proper mix of CA gases can kill insects and quarantinable pests in sea vans during ocean transit.
The readers are used to scan AMS optical memory cards made by LaserCard Corporation to identify the contents of sea van containers and palette shipments.