containerization

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con·tain·er·ize

 (kən-tā′nə-rīz′)
v. con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing, con·tain·er·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To package (cargo) in large standardized containers for efficient shipping and handling.
2. To adapt (an industry or shipping operation) to the use of such containers.
v.intr.
To convert to the use of containerized cargo.

con·tain′er·i·za′tion (-tā′nər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

con•tain•er•i•za•tion

(kənˌteɪ nər əˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
shipping freight in large standardized, sealed containers whose contents do not have to be unloaded at each point of transfer.
[1955–60]

containerization

The use of containers to unitize cargo for transportation, supply, and storage. Containerization incorporates supply, transportation, packaging, storage, and security together with visibility of container and its contents into a distribution system from source to user. See also container.
Translations

containerization

[kənˌteɪnəraɪˈzeɪʃən] Ntransporte m en contenedores

containerization

n (of goods)Verpackung fin Container; (of ports)Umstellung fauf Container

containerization

[kənˌteɪnəraɪˈzeɪʃn] ncontainerizzazione f
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1 million twenty-foot equivalent unit annually, as well as passengers.
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1] TEU: Twenty-foot equivalent unit -- unit equivalent to a 20-foot container.
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2] TEU: Twenty-foot equivalent unit - unit equivalent to a 20-foot container.
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will raise container shipping rates for the Asia-to-Europe routes by 30%, or US$300 per twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU).
The money will go to 14,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit vessels that are part of a 17-ship order withHyundai Heavy Industries shipyard inSouth Korea.
9 million twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEUs) is expected to cost nearly s 6000 crore.
He added that, This will widen the channel by up to 370 metres and deepen by up to 14 metres, thereby allowing vessels with 6,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEUs) capacity.
Ndua said, "It will provide additional capacity of between 470,000 and 550,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (a measure of a single container capacity) annually.