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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...

2014-04-28 08:22:18

Group Presentation Slated for 1:10 PM ET in Holmes I at New York Palace BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will participate in the 5th Annual Wells Fargo Industrial & Construction Conference being held at the New York Palace in New York City on May 7-8, 2014. David J. Langevin, Chairman and...

2014-04-09 12:27:54

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:China Shipping Report Q1 2014Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI Industry ViewBMI maintains its cautious outlook for the Chinese port and shipping sector, highlighting that indicatorscontinue to align to back our view of a slowdown in China's economic growth. We expect the economy toexpand by 6.7% in 2014, but we caution that there are downside risks to this forecast.After a decade-long cycle...

2014-04-04 16:20:22

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to bring stability to Canada's busiest port VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada has brought in new regulations to increase the rates paid to truckers at Port Metro Vancouver, delivering on its commitment to support the resumption of full operations at the port. Following the March 26, 2014, back-to-work Joint Action Plan (agreed to by the federal...

2014-03-19 08:23:08

VANCOUVER, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to announce initial results of 18% energy savings from an evaluation of Smartcool's energy efficiency technology on two sea-going refrigerated containers. "This is an exciting new market that we are entering," says George Burnes, President and CEO of Smartcool. "Not only does it offer a huge amount of potential on its own, but it is also highly complementary to our established customer base...

2014-03-14 00:21:18

VANCOUVER, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Todd Stone British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Robin Silvester, President & Chief Executive Officer, Port Metro Vancouver, today announced concrete action to end the trucking dispute in Port Metro Vancouver. A 14-point action plan has been collectively agreed upon to return the port to normal operations. This plan will help ensure truck drivers are...


Latest Containerization Reference Libraries

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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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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