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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The analysts forecast the global shipping container market to grow at a CAGR of 8.51% during the period 2018-2022.
| Plans for the VESSL shipping container village on the site of the old Canvas Works in Lime Street, Newcastle IMAGE: RASKL
Thirteen shipping container homes for homeless people are currently being fitted out on the former PDSA site in Bute Street.
Lynda Thorne, Cardiff council cabinet member for housing and communities, said: "The council is always looking at new and innovative ways we can deliver more affordable housing for the city and these shipping containers provide us with a cost-effective solution to providing homes for those in need in the city.
Content - a new shipping container leisure village is planned for the Baltic Triangle this year
The Russian media reported that the workers were presumed to have been killed by toxic gas from a coal fire, adding that they lit the coal fire due to a failure of the heating system in the shipping container where they lived.
The shipping container is a mobile gallery travelling to Yonge & Dundas Square and the Distillery District in Toronto, and to Philips Square and Old Port in Montreal.
Shipping Container details the history, design, and cultural significance of the common shipping container.
A 40ft shipping container has now been sent from Manchester to the Greek island of Lesbos where thousands of families are stuck in refugee camps after fleeing Syria and other war-torn countries.
("China Shipping Development", stock code on Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600026; stock code on Hong Kong Stock Exchange: 01138), China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd.
A representative from the company was able to track down the shipping container in which the generator was stored in the ship yard, where it was removed and sent to a customs inspection area.