Monthly Archives: April 2012

April 26th 1956: The Container Ship’s Maiden Voyage

The converted tanker Ideal X left New Jersey on April 26th 1956 carrying 58 cargo-laden truck-trailers on its specially fitted deck. Containerization is born. Globalization had set sail. The first container ship was the brainchild of North Carolina businessman Malcolm … Continue reading

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Used Shipping Containers Transform Restaurant

Architect Pedro Scattarella has transformed everyday materials used in shipping and packaging into a rustic and inventive interior for a pizzeria in Barcelona. Los Sopranos restaurant is made up of shipping containers, reconstructed freight boxes and packing crates. The front … Continue reading

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