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India’s Shreyas Shipping adds container ship to fleet – JOC.com
India’s Shreyas Shipping adds container ship to fleet JOC.com Shreyas Shipping and Logistics on Wednesday said it signed […]
Freight Forwarders are professionals who take care of the more important steps regarding the shipment of your goods. You can get all of the transport information you require from a forwarder.
For example, they can inform you of shipping rates, routes and they can also book cargo space for you. They can also prepare the documents […]
A maritime container terminal is a place where containers arriving by ocean vessels are transferred to inland carriers, such as trucks, trains, or canal barges and vice verse.
Generally, a terminal is a facility where cargo containers are transshipped between different transport vehicles, for onward transportation.
The transshipment may be between ships and land vehicles, for example […]
Currently there are hundreds of container shipping lines around the world.
They vary from giant corporations (such as Maersk, CMA-CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, China Shipping Container Lines…) with hundreds of container vessels, to medium regional lines operating dozen of vessels (e.g. RCL, TS Lines), to even much smaller companies operating just few or even one box ship (usually […]
A freight container is a shipping equipment with strength suitable to withstand shipment, storage, and handling and used to transport cargo.
According to ISO 668:1995(E), a shipping container means an article of transport equipment which is:
a) of a permanent character and accordingly strong enough to be suitable for repeated use;
b) specially designed to facilitate the carriage […]
The history of container ships began in 1956 with Ideal X, a converted T2 oil tanker whose deck had been strengthened to accommodate containers.
And here’s a photo of SS Ideal X at that time:
SS Ideal X
(Source: The geography of transport systems)
The ship carried 58 35-feet (8 feet wide by 8 feet high) containers, along with […]