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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 customer s requirements for these container vessels were cited as being reliability, economic fuel consumption and high availability.
e Calisto is almost 60% longer than most container vessels visiting the port, and its capacity of 1,578 twenty feet equivalent size containers con--rms the real potential to further grow the port's container volumes.
As of May, MSC is operating over 410 container vessels with an intake capacity of approx 1.
MSC Daniela is currently the largest container vessel in operation.
The MSC Daniela is the largest container vessel in operation.
Two of the stowaways were allegedly set adrift off the coast of Morocco on a frail raft jury-rigged from oil drums and rope, according to crew members who deserted the Taiwanese-registered container vessel Dubai when it reached the port city of Halifax.
Container vessel 'UASC Ramadi' is expected to sail on Tuesday afternoon.
Summary: DUBAI - DP World's flagship Jebel Ali Port has recently welcomed the highest capacity container vessel in the world, the MSC Daniela, with a nominal capacity of 14,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units).
The world's largest container vessel, measuring 398 meters long, with a TEU of 11,000 operated by a crew of only 13 people, was built by Odense Steel Shipyard the largest European IntelliShip user.
ON MERSEY Phoenix 11, | container vessel coming from and returning to Ireland; Sarpen, tanker carrying crude oils; Grete Sibum, container vessel sailing to Ireland; Independent Spirit, container vessel coming from Belgium and sailing on to the US; Ruth Borchard, container vessel coming to and from Portugal; Cecilia, cargo vessel carrying biomass from Germany; Cielo Di Livorno, bulk carrier carrying biomass from the US; Newseas Jade, bulk carrier carrying steel coils from Spain and sailing on to Belgium.
an international owner and operator of drybulk and container vessels, announced today that the YM Unity, a 2006 South Korean-built Container vessel of 8,204 TEU, was delivered to Navios Partners' owned fleet on October 28, 2014.
While three more container vessel Box Contact, JPO Libra and Dubai Express are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Thursday and MSC Carla is due to arrive on Friday.

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