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2014-07-17 12:22:32

ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first completed PASS Box(TM) (achronym for Portable Aggregate Supply System) containers manufactured in The Republic of Korea recently rolled off the assembly lines. It is anticipated that this initial fleet will be transported from the Port of Busan to China where they will be filled with various dry bulk exports including cement and ceramic proppant for export all over the world. The PASS Box(TM) is an ABS certified intermodal 20'...

2014-07-11 12:22:09

As Fres-co's FIBC & Liner Commercial Manager, Ms. Fidan Labbe brings more than a decade of in-depth experience in the FIBC industry to the company. TELFORD, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fres-co System USA, Inc., has been accepted as a member of the Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association, according to the organization's Board of Directors, and Fidan Labbe has been named FIBC & Liner Commercial Manager for the company. Labbe joined Fres-co in 2013. Since 2002, she...

2014-06-13 16:20:21

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Todd Stone, British Columbia's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, issued a joint statement today noting progress on the Joint Action Plan of March 26, 2014, to achieve stability in the Port Metro Vancouver trucking industry. "A great deal has been accomplished over the past two months, such as increases to the rates to be paid to truckers. However, we remain very...

2014-06-12 20:20:09

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to support an enhanced common reservation system at Port Metro Vancouver VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing $3 million to reduce trucker wait times by using new technologies to better link operations across Port Metro Vancouver's four terminals. The Common Data Interface (CDI) project will help to better coordinate and schedule...

2014-06-04 08:22:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) will open its new state-of-the-art Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades, with a grand opening ceremony on July 14, 2014. The 43-acre facility increases FEC's available intermodal capacity from 100,000 to 450,000 lifts a year and the unique, near-dock facility will improve the transfer of both domestic and international containers between ships and rail....

2014-05-29 23:12:22

TrakLok selects LaunchIt Public Relations. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 TrakLok, Inc., a cargo security firm specializing in trailer and container security, today announced it has retained the services of LaunchIt® Public Relations, Inc., a full service public relations firm focused on technological innovations for the North American transportation market. The decision to utilize the industry and marketing communications expertise of LaunchIt is a reflection of the...

2014-05-22 23:14:18

Stephen Shang Will Present Housing Case Studies from Diverse Environments Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Falcon Containers today announced a major speaking engagement for CEO and Co-founder, Stephen Shang. Shang will speak at the International Camp Logistics and Workforce Accommodation Forum, to be held in Houston, on June 16 and 17. The forum is slated to offer workshops, panels, and informational sessions on workforce living quarters, temporary base camps, and related logistics....

2014-05-21 23:16:45

Versatile Grease Vault Lid Thwarts the Most Ardent of Thieves Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Wastequip®, the leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, today announces the launch of a new line of grease containers that prevents the frustrating problem of grease theft. Featuring the Grease Vault lid, these new grease containers provide safe, simple storage of used food grease – and will discourage the most pesky grease burglar around. To alleviate...

MBARI Study Describes Deep-sea Animal Communities On And Around Sunken Shipping Container
2014-05-09 03:31:56

[ Watch The Video: Ecological Assessment Around A Sunken Shipping Container ] Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Thousands of shipping containers are lost from cargo vessels each year. Many of these containers eventually sink to the deep seafloor. In 2004, scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) discovered a lost shipping container almost 1,300 meters (4,200 feet) below the surface of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. In the first-ever survey...

2014-05-08 04:20:27

AMSTERDAM, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new study, shipping consultancy Seabury finds a pronounced shift is taking place from air cargo to ocean transport. New container technologies contribute to the trend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/537201 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/685777 ) "A decade ago, tomatoes were just as likely to be transported by air as in a reefer container. Today, tomatoes are...


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Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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