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…

EU Commission Closes Competition Investigation Against Maersk, MSC, and Others

EU Commission closes investigation into 14 container shipping companies without finding an infringement of EU competition law. The EU Commission has announced that it has closed its formal investigation into 14 container shipping companies, including Maersk Line, relating to Article 9 of Regulation 1/2003, without finding an infringement of EU competition law. EU antitrust regulators accepted…

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,…