#Shipping Containers


Couple builds new Waveland home out of shipping containers

WAVELAND, Miss. (WLOX) - In about 30 days, the first home built in Waveland using shipping containers will be ready for move in. Anita and Paul Johnson are creating an innovative space for their son who is returning home to the Coast from Arizona. “I think it brings a touch...
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Majority of shipping containers aboard MV Zim Kingston still missing

It’s been three months since 109 shipping containers were knocked from a cargo ship traveling through rough seas off the west coast of Vancouver Island, yet the location of all but four remain unknown. Ashley Tapp, co-founder of Epic Exeo, said her initial optimism that the ship’s owner would...
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This tiny home composed of two shipping containers is designed for off-grid living

The Mansfield Container House is an L-shaped tiny home composed of two disused shipping containers that merge together to form a tiny, off-grid cabin. Shipping container homes have redefined modern architecture. Designers and architects across the globe have turned to disused shipping containers to convert into insulated, tiny homes. Cost-effective, eco-friendly, and modular by design, shipping containers provide the ideal template for designers and architects to have at it and let their creativity fly.

Shipping container to kickstart a new business in Marion

The empty lot next to the Marion Times-Standard office on Washington Street will soon be occupied by a structure. More specifically, a shipping container. The shipping container will be what Main Street Marion President Donald Bennett called an incubator for start-up businesses that can’t yet afford to rent a building. Bennett said other cities are repurposing shipping containers to help kick-start new businesses.

Square Roots partnering with GFS to open Kenosha farm; will grow fresh produce in shipping containers

In the dead of winter, the last thing on the minds of many Kenoshans is the thought of freshly-grown produce, salads and herbs on the plate. But that’s all about to change. Square Roots, an innovative indoor farming facility opening next to the Gordon Food Service distribution plant at 10901 38th St., near the Kenosha Regional Airport, announced Wednesday it has officially begun operations.

Cargo surge pushes Port of Savannah to 5.6M container record

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Port of Savannah is reporting record cargo volumes for 2021 thanks to a surge in trade that saw its container yard cramped for space and ships waiting at sea. The Georgia Ports Authority said Tuesday that the number of shipping containers moved through Savannah’s port jumped a whopping 20% last […]
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Container Shipping: By the Numbers

Welcome to Thomas Insights — every day, we publish the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date on what’s happening in industry. Sign up here to get the day’s top stories delivered straight to your inbox. The transport of goods via ship has...