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Seventy containers lost overboard

According to a 2017 survey of ocean carriers by the World Shipping Council (WSC), an average of 1,390 containers are lost at sea each year…

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Container – The Box That Changed the World

The Australian National Maritime Museum will play host to the outdoor exhibition “Container – The Box That Changed the World. This exciting now exhibition is…

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It’s Hot Tub Time

Modpool, a Canadian brand creates “relocatable hot pools” that boast quick set up and the ability to increase water temperature by 20 degrees (C) in…

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Huge Jigsaw Puzzle

Who would’ve thought that shipping containers would make for a good canvas? But that’s exactly what’s now on display in the Dubai desert. Red Bull…

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The Madrid Maersk

Move over MOL Triumph, your days at the top are over! There’s a new ship in town and it’s name is the Madrid Maersk.  …

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Cargotecture in pictures

Some designers and architects are exploring the potential of re-purposed shipping containers, but critics say they are not necessarily sustainable or cost-effective. We think these…

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The code of the container

With an estimated 25 million shipping containers moving around the world via sea, road and rail at any given time, do you ever wonder how…

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Counterfeit Shipping Containers

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) (via Border Watch) are currently warning Importers on the importance of being vigilant. A counterfeit shipping container…

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Shipping container dorms

Check this out … This is Urban Riggers, a student housing centre in Denmark. These floating sustainable dorms are an innovative new way of living…

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The Story of Malcom McLean

The New York Times has released a video on Malcom McLean, the former North Carolina truck driver who invented the shipping container. It’s a story…

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