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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Piraeus port, the largest harbor in Greece, entered a new era of handling 20,000 plus twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels last Monday when China's COSCO Shipping Taurus giga container vessel, one of the biggest worldwide.
Spot rates for twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers will rise by $1,000, Maersk Line wrote in a letter to customers.
The terminal, with an annual throughput capacity of 90,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU), has three railway lines.
TAP Funding is the owner of a 99,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) fleet of containers, including standard dry freight, refrigerated and specialised dry freight units, which are currently managed by the buyer.
Rates will be raised by USD150 per twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) and by USD300 per forty-foot equivalent unit (FEU) and forty-five foot container.
2 million twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers, down 16% on the year.
According to the port, the 5,600 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) Xin Fu Ahou is the fifth China Shipping vessel to tap into the port's electrical power source instead of burning fuel.
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.
Shippers will be charged USD200 per twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) and USD400 per forty-foot equivalent unit (FEU) from 1 February 2011.
The total twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) count for January was 1,518,851 and shipments were over 750,000.
Average daily volumes traded during the first week in February fell to only 15,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) compared to the 169,000 TEU average recorded for January.
4% annually at 826,640 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), marking the best January in its 110-year history, as well as the second best month overall for the port.