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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Ltd (CUIRC), the countrys biggest inland railway container terminal network.
During the conference call yesterday, management said that the situation on the railway container market is relatively calm.
The execution of the work required to build the infrastructure - the superstructure of the railway container terminal and its connection to the cluster of lines of SS Alexandroupolis.
The allocations for ongoing schemes include Rs 5000 million for acquisition of land for Railway Container Yard, Station and Railway line from Sea Port upto Coastal Highway at Gwadar, Rs 50 million for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Support Project at Ministry of Railways, Rs 82 million for Comprehensive Feasibility Study for Upgradation, Rehabilitation of Mainline 1 and New Dry Port at Havelian (Balder) District Haripur under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Rs 113.
Railway container traffic was up 31% YoYI3/4 this exceeded overall market growth of 13% because FESCO focuses on imports, which have been growing at a faster rate than domestic volumes in 2011.
We expect railway container traffic to grow 14% YoY and port container traffic to increase 24% YoY in 2011 (p8).
5% stake in Russia's largest railway container operator TransContainer, paying around $140mn.
3 Railway Container Transportation Enjoyed Extraordinary Development
TransContainer operates on Russia's railway container transportation market which is receiving a boost from recovering consumer demand and industrial production.
Nippon Express services include railway containers and cargo shipping; motor, marine, harbor, and air; warehousing; travel service; customs clearance; transport and construction of heavy freight and plant; special transportation; collection and management of information on the distribution industry; and other related activities.