The simple steel box that transformed global trade

February 11, 2017 Containerization

Perhaps the defining feature of the global economy is precisely that it is global.

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Containerisation turns 60

May 1, 2016 Containerization

A six-sided metal box changed the course of shipping and trade 60 years ago this month WHEN a small group of men met in Hong Kong last month, there would have been plenty to celebrate. For they head up an industry that really has changed the world. Yet it is unlikely that any would have …

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