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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4 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a shipping container measurement, passed through Gulftainer's portfolio last year, which includes ports from Saudi Arabia to Brazil.
8 million twenty-foot equivalent units after the operation of the 20 entrance gates.
2] container terminal for Oman International Container Terminal which will raise capacity from 800,000 Twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) to 1,500,000 TEUs.
EMC), a major shipper globally, started taking delivery of containerships of 8,452 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) ordered from Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries on July 26, with the "Ever Lambent" being the first to join the fleet since the financial crisis in 2008 and start plying the Asia-Europe route from August this year.
The installation of new equipment and the construction of new terminals will increase the port's capacity to 8 million twenty-foot equivalent units from 3.
after the first phase, which is scheduled to end in 2016, the port will have a capacity of around two million twenty-foot equivalent units (tEu) per annum.
Taiwan's Yang Ming Marine Transport, China's Cosco Container Lines Ltd, Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co, Japan's Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd and Germany's Senator Lines GmbH have a total of 324 container ships with a capacity of 804,703 twenty-foot equivalent units.
The port recently posted its highest trade volume in history, with over 4 million TEUs, or Twenty-foot Equivalent Units, passing though in 1998, Wong said.
TAL's fleet consisted of approximately 1,185,000 containers and related equipment, representing approximately 1,933,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) as of September 30, 2012.
The canal would accommodate LNG-powered barges with the capacity of between 72 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) containers and 144 TEUs containers, transporting goods from the industrial area to cargo ships at Tanjung Priok Port.
2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU)at its more than 60 terminals compared to 26.
New Priok Port will be able to accommodate latest generation of ships with a capacity of 14,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).