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  • Shipping containers (almost) never rest, but the office of ContianerAuction.com occasionally does. The holiday season is upon us once again, and the ContainerAuction.com offices will be briefly closed; however email and text messages will still be actively managed. If there is an urgent issue please send a text message to (307) 222-9085. December 25th: Offices Closed. ...
  • File it under 1001 things to do with a used shipping container, professional wake boarders and Red Bull built a very impressive container structure for wake boarding. Let’s start with the crane. The team had to search around the world for a crane that was large enough and had enough speed to pull the wakeboarders over 18mph. They finally found on in the waters of Uljanik Pula Wharf ...
  • Last week marked the fifth time that ContainerAuction.com attended the Intermodal Europe convention, and while companies and people change, overall the industry as a whole hasn’t changed a lot; nor can it be expected to, at least not quickly. Some of the larger developments with regards to containers themselves are in paint, software and tracking, and folding containers. Waterborne Paints fo ...
  • It’s that time of year again when everyone involved in the intermodal industry gets together to discuss the latest developments, trends, and events that have occurred or are going to occur; and this year the event takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Intermodal Europe is the largest annual event that brings together industry leaders in container shipping, leasing, technology, and shipping ...
  • The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Line has been all over the news lately, but many people don't realize how it could, or will, affect them. If you're a general consumer, the bankruptcy could affect you through supply chain problems and delayed arrivals of general products in your local shops and stores, if you're in the business of shipping containers it could have a greater impact on your busines ...
  • Intermodal Asia is taking place March 22nd through the 24th in Shanghai China, and ContainerAuction.com will be sending a representative to the event for the second year in a row. Intermodal Asia is the industry’s leading event in the Asia Pacific region, and serves as a great venue to showcase new products and developments, meet new customers and vendors, and network with industry c ...
  • Santa Clause, as everyone knows, uses no known logistical support or services, outside of the North Star and Rudolph's red nose, and all of his cargo is carried in the single sleigh and his bottomless sack; with all of this in mind Santa really has no need to buy or lease shipping containers to carry his toys around the world on Christmas Eve. However, due to the ever increasing population of the ...
  • It's rare that shipping containers fall off a vessel, but occasionally they do and they can be very dangerous to those boating and yachting in the area. Container vessels typically travel in standard lanes that are commonly used by all types of oceanic traffic, so if a container goes overboard it's likely that it will remain in the general area; however the odds of hitting a shipping container are ...
  • ContainerAuction.com is booked in to attend the Intermodal Europe Expo 2015. The expo this year is taking place on November 17th to the 19th at Hamburg's Messe Hall, and with the coming changes to the industry and market conditions it's sure to be an interesting and entertaining event. The Intermodal Europe Expo is an annual event that covers all aspects of the intermodal industry supply ch ...
  • You asked for it, and we delivered. Since ContainerAuction.com was launched mobile and cellular devices have come a long way in a very fast (nearly) five years. Our shipping container trading platform has undergone a few large changes, and countless small updates to make the site more functional for both buyers and sellers. The latest update was launched last week and greatly increases the fu ...
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