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2012-01-19 15:06:00

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has cleared the way for more double-stack intermodal trains to use its Heartland Corridor with the opening this week of a newly improved double-stack rail line between Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio. The Heartland Connector will reduce transit times by one to two days and increase service reliability for double-stack freight traveling to and from the Port of Virginia and Cincinnati and Detroit. The improvements also...

2012-01-19 07:30:00

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom truck cranes, rough terrain forklifts, container handling equipment and special mission oriented vehicles, today announced that it expects to report a consolidated order backlog of $83.7 million as of December 31, 2011. This is an increase of 33% from September 30, 2011, a 110% year over year increase, and represents an...

2012-01-17 13:19:00

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor relations at Atlantic and Gulf ports, a vital topic for shippers and carriers in advance of the expiration of a coastwide longshoremen's contract this fall, will be discussed in a session during the 2012 TPM conference in Long Beach, Calif., on March 5-6, organized by The Journal of Commerce. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120117/NY37025LOGO ) Harold Daggett, the newly elected president of the International Longshoremen's...

2012-01-11 16:09:00

In the news release, 2012 TPM Conference Features Jam-Packed Agenda Focused on Global Container Shipping and the Trans-Pacific, March 5-6, Long Beach, Calif., issued Jan. 11, 2012 by The Journal of Commerce over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the link with the Peter Tirschwell interview has been updated. The complete, corrected release follows: 2012 TPM Conference Features Jam-Packed Agenda Focused on Global Container Shipping and the Trans-Pacific, March 5-6, Long Beach,...

2012-01-11 15:05:00

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 TPM conference in Long Beach, Calif., will feature a robust, two-day program focused on all the major issues in the trans-Pacific market as well as a number of global issues facing container shipping. The event will focus on imports and exports, as well as refrigerated cargo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120111/NY34423LOGO ) "Once again as the year begins we find ourselves staring at a laundry list of challenges...

2012-01-05 00:15:00

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. containerized import volume rose 5 percent year-over-year to 1,488,665 20-foot equivalent units in November, a sharp turnaround in the slumping market that was pushed by strong gains in shipments tied to the recovering housing industry, reported Mario O. Moreno, economist for The Journal of Commerce/PIERS. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120105/NY30301 ) Increases in home sales have buoyed the housing market, leading to a...

2011-12-20 08:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On Dec, 20th, HNA Group held a press conference in Beijing to announce its completion of acquiring GE SEACO of GE, the 5th container lessor in the world, with 1.05 billion dollars. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111220/CN25485 ) At 11:30pm, Dec 15th, HNA Group accomplished the 100% equity delivery with GE SEACO, which is one of the largest international acquisitions against the gloomy shipping industry. The acquisition is the...

2011-12-15 15:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) is moving forward this week with plans to expand operations at its Rutherford Intermodal Facility near Harrisburg, Pa., after the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a $15 million TIGER III grant to the project. The $60.5 million project -- expected to finish in 2014 -- will help Norfolk Southern meet growing demand for intermodal freight transportation in the Harrisburg region. When completed, expanded...

2011-12-12 07:44:00

SHANGHAI, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Commerce and PIERS, container shipping-focused units of UBM Global Trade, signed a strategic agreement this week with the Shanghai Shipping Exchange to provide greater container shipping data and analysis on trade between the United States and China and to cooperate on the JOC's Container Shipping Conference in Shanghai, to be held for the second year in June 2012. <font size="2" face="Arial">(Photo:...

2011-11-21 07:30:00

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom truck cranes, rough terrain forklifts, container handling equipment and special mission oriented vehicles, today announced that its Manitex Liftking subsidiary was recently awarded a new order valued at approximately $4 million for specialized material handling equipment from a major military customer. The order is scheduled for...


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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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