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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Although, the search giant is tight-lipped about the large structure made of cargo containers which is heavily guarded, it has been revealed that the company was indeed granted a patent in 2009 for constructing a floating data center.
The Reykjafoss arrived from Norfolk, Virginia, carrying dozens of empty cargo containers and chassis needed to get operations in Portland up and running.
8, 2012 (CENS) -- The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a research and discussion group of major container shippers offering ocean and inland transportation, logistics and supply chain services from Asia to the U.S., recently announced that the new freightage of cargo containers in next year's annual long-term lease would be increased about 20%.
The vessel can transport up to 12 nuclear waste containers but also can carry standard cargo containers or special trucks.
New lightweight cargo containers are made from a range of composite materials, including Kevlar.
These lightweight cargo containers are being introduced in co-ordination with the airline's ULD partner Jettainer, said a statement from Etihad.
Screening thousands of cargo containers that arrive daily in any global port is nonstop work.
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