Loss prevention advice checklist for container operators

This is a quick reference, breaking down of types of incidents that occur to containerized cargo, listing the incidents, the cause of incidents, identifying any documentation needed, and identifying any loss preventative steps that can be taken. Damage to the container and potentially the cargo inside. Damages and losses to cargo inside a sound container. Wet damage to…

Shipping containers Birthday, 26 April 1956

It is universally recognised as one of the greatest inventions of the modern world, one that completely changed the way in which business has been done since the 20th century and really and truly made the world a smaller place and the one true architect of Globalisation. People know it through its many variants such as – Container,…

Infographic: Using cargo containers as living space

This infographic takes a look at how innovative thinkers around the world are using some of the 300 million shipping containers that currently sit empty and unused. While most people think of obvious solutions like recycling the raw materials, a few architects have used these storage containers to construct modern buildings.  

Maersk Line buys Hamburg Süd

Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd, the German container shipping line. Combined Company Will Have Container Capacity of 3.8 million TEU. Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd, the German container shipping line. The acquisition…