On July 21, 2014, the MV Mary Maersk departed Algeciras, Spain with a world record 17,603 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), the most TEU’s ever loaded onto a single vessel. 130 more words
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The morning has arrived, and the alarm drills a hole in my head. Thinking about leaving drills the hole in my heart. But, under it all is the exciting feeling of setting off on a grand adventure that gets me out of bed (Or was it Maceo and Sachmo, stereo screaming cockatiels that did it?) 864 more words
A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today – offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and tides. 609 more words
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Christoph Schwarz took the opportunity to come on a container vessel to a residency programme in Shanghai. As a ship steward on the “MS Confidence” – operating in a “semi-automatic routine” – he was the only person on board for the longest parts of the voyage.
We just heard about Art Container in Hong Kong. Here’s a link:
The Art Container Project is an art project originated from Hong Kong and based on the concept of moving around the world by means of the container and logistics industry, leading to an extraordinary journey of art.