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2012-04-27 06:20:06

NEWARK, N.J., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Drewry Shipping Consultants estimate that container shipping lines collectively lost $5.2 billion in 2011. To thrive in 2012, the industry will have to tackle declining rates and a potentially chaotic round of mergers and acquisitions. Business leaders will discuss the potential scenarios and predictions for the upcoming year at UBM Global Trade's JOC Container Shipping Conference Shanghai, June 4-5 at the Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel. Some...

2012-04-24 10:20:21

SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals, announced Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua (TCP), the third largest container terminal in Brazil, has chosen APS Technology for gate OCR and rail OCR solutions at its terminal. This is the first on-dock rail OCR solution to be installed in South America. TCP is implementing the...

2012-04-18 06:21:04

NEWARK, N.J., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After 1.9 percent growth in January, U.S. containerized exports surged in February, rising 9.6 percent year-over-year and 4 percent from the previous month. The total February volume -- measured in 20-foot equivalent container units -- was 1,014,176 TEUs, led by strong gains in paper and paperboard, building materials and refrigerated foods, and boosted by the depreciation of the U.S. dollar. (Photo:...

2012-04-18 02:21:40

MONTCLAIR, N.J., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Staxxon, LLC, a US-based startup focused on dynamic shipping container technology, was issued CSC Certificate Number USA/MC/101/12 on April 12, 2012 by Marine Container Equipment Certification Corp, an authorized approval authority of the United States Coast Guard. The CSC Certificate and associated ratings mean Staxxon's patented folding/nesting steel shipping container design can be safely loaded and moved with commodity weights and volumes...

2012-04-03 06:20:50

NEWARK, N.J., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. containerized imports in February fell for the first time in four months on a year-over-year basis, sliding 5.8 percent to 1,193,157 twenty-foot-equivalent units as demand for furniture, toys and footwear declined on early closing of factories in China and soft consumer spending. The month-to-month drop was even more dramatic, as February imports plunged 18.6 percent from January. (Photo:...

2012-04-03 02:21:13

QUINCY, Wash., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Logistics-Cold Train and Interstate Distributor Co. have announced a new partnership in which Cold Train (www.icoldtrain.com) will utilize a dedicated fleet of trucks from Interstate Distributor Co. (www.intd.com) for short-haul drayage service to and from the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal (www.portofquincyintermodal.com) in Washington State. In early 2010, Rail Logistics (www.rrlx.com) launched the "Cold Train" Pacific...

2012-03-26 06:21:09

LONDON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Lomar, the shipping subsidiary of the Libra Group, signs new order with GWS China for latest generation container vessels Lomar has signed an order with the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in South China, for up to six new container ships. Scheduled for delivery starting from early 2014, the 2190 nominal TEU capacity vessels (14mt/TEU homogenous load of 1570 TEU) have been designed by leading Chinese design institute SDARI (Shanghai...

2012-03-22 02:21:04

NEW YORK, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquasil International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AQUS). The management of Oveldi Worldwide has begun talks with Norwegian ship brokers TP Shipping of Grimstad, Norway. President Thomas Parlow, 16 year president of TP Shipping and formerly of TexShip Chartering of Houston, Texas, specializes in heavy lift transports, project cargo transports and IMO cargo movements. A partnership with Oveldi Worldwide and integration with Oveldi's flagship suite of...

2012-03-19 02:20:40

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting the shipping industry's continued trend in the adoption of energy efficient equipment that reduces lifecycle costs, Carrier Transicold reported that its PrimeLINE® container refrigeration unit has surpassed previous records, selling nearly the same number of units in 2011 as in the prior three years combined. Carrier Transicold helps improve global transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment for...

2012-03-19 02:20:38

ATHENS, Greece, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Box Ships Inc. (NYSE: TEU) ("the Company"), a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers, announced today that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 (the "Annual Report") with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The report may also be accessed through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.box-ships.com. Shareholders...


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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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