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Shipping container village for startups in Amsterdam

Business hub for startups set up using containers in an Amsterdam science park
From Pop Brixton to Boxpark Shoreditch, shipping containers have been used to create vibrant shopping and office spaces all over the world and with great success. Julius Taminiau, an architect in Amsterdam, knows this too well. He worked

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Shipping container homes to help earthquake survivors

The shipping containers helping earthquake survivors
Shipping containers are used for many purposes far beyond just storing goods. Although this may sound odd at first glance shipping containers really are used for so many different projects ranging from shops, homes, bars and more. Shipping containers can even be used to help

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Shipping container home ideas and inspiration

Shipping containers can be great for converting into a welcoming family home
Shipping container homes are affordable and can be used to create a warm and comfortable living space for little cost. Shipping container homes are quick to build and offer a low cost form of housing. Shipping containers are normally

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Shipping containers can make ideal homes and living spaces

Shipping containers can be the perfect solution for your new home
Eco-homes and environment friendly Innovations are becoming Increasingly popular and for residential and commercial addresses alike. Solar powered panels, wind turbines and large windows for natural lighting are becoming more and more popular In today’s society and for good reason too.

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Shipping container holiday homes on the Isle of Wight

Initiative could see holiday homes on the Isle of Wight being set up using shipping containers
Shipping containers are being used as homes, hotels, apartments and living spaces for various projects around the world because containers are durable, cost effective and easily transportable. Even companies such as Holiday Inn and Travelodge

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Plans for pop up shipping container area in Norwich

Shipping containers to be converted into pop up food stalls and shops for Norwich City Council project
Following the success of pop up shopping areas in London with Boxpark Shoreditch and Croydon and Pop Brixton, that all utilise converted shipping containers into pop up shops to the public, other projects have

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The shipping containers destined for a good cause

Eight shipping containers shipped to West Africa full of medical supplies to help those in need
Shipping containers can be used for all sorts of purposes from storing your household goods and excess business stock, converting into offices homes and even for shipping supplies to areas around the world that need

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Meet the Bitcoin shipping container farm

Refurbished shipping container used as a Bitcoin mining space in Estonia and it looks impressive to say the least
Bitcoin is one of the most well-known and popular cryptocurrencies in the world and there are many different views on whether the cryptocurrency is a good or bad thing for society. Bitcoin

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The container apartments with a unique twist

Shipping containers converted into unique hotels to allow people to test out what it’s really like to live in a container
Did you know that you can actually live in a shipping container? Yep, as bizarre as that may sound it is true and you may be surprised to realise just

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83 shipping containers lost at sea over the weekend

Rough seas off the coast of New South Wales has caused shipping containers to become lost at sea with debris scattering along coastal areas
Container ships are constantly at sea transporting the world’s supply of shipping containers from one location to another. There are literally hundreds of thousands of containers on

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Which container is right for me?

Did you know that there are many different types of containers to choose from such as standard units, refrigerated units, office units and many more?
There are many different container types and sizes to choose from so you may naturally wonder which type is best for you. Now as much as

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The shipping containers washing on shore

Did you know that hundreds of shipping containers are lost at sea every single year?
Back In 1997 a container spill washed up millions of small lego pieces around the entire Cornwall coastline, and has reportedly been washing up still to this day! It happened during a storm near Lands End

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The shipping container startup village in Amsterdam

A unique business startup hub has been introduced in Amsterdam that is made entirely out of shipping containers
From Pop Brixton to Boxpark in Shoreditch shipping container villages are a very real thing and are becoming more and more popular for various destinations around the world. In London shipping containers are

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Shipping containers on the beach

Converted containers used on a Cornwall beach as up to date toilets and changing facilities  
On a Cornwall beach a unique yet inspiring sight can be seen – shipping containers converted into modern toilets and changing facilities for the public. The shipping containers are at Kynance Cove beach in Cornwall,

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The biggest container ships in the world

Container ships are behemoths of the ocean and transport shipping containers globally. Did you know how large container ships really can be though?
Most of the worlds shipping containers are currently manufactured in China (at least 80%) and the largest container port in the world is in China. The huge numbers

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The Star Wars Shipping Containers

In a galaxy not so far away the Millennium Falcon was spotted hiding behind shipping containers
The Force may have been too strong this time as it was revealed that the Millennium Falcon that was used in the most recent Star Wars film, the Last Jedi, has been spotted on Google

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Project for Bronx shipping container housing solutions

Plans to utilise shipping containers as affordable housing solutions for the Bronx, USA are underway
Shipping containers are being used more frequently for homes, temporary accommodation and emergency shelter for those in need. Here in the UK there are various projects across the country, such as the Bristol container homeless project

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The Shipping Container Swimming Pool Project

Meet ‘Modpool’, the unique swimming pools made using shipping containers
Who doesn’t like dipping their toes into swimming pool after a long, hard day at work or on a relaxing summer holiday? Well did you know that you can dip your toes into a swimming pool made using a shipping container!

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The pop-up container hotel with a view

An impressive pop-up shipping container hotel opens in Australia offering stunning views of Sydney Harbour
Everybody loves a break to unwind from everyday life and de-stress and places with stunning views in Australia like Sydney Harbour are an ideal location for a holiday. A new hotspot has opening offer stunning views

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YMCA ‘mYPads’ container accommodation for those in need

Initiative from the YMCA called ‘mYPads’ allows shelter for the homeless and those in need using shipping containers
Containers can be used for a wide range of purposes even for providing shelter and accommodation for homeless people and those who need it. The Forest YMCA, Walthamstow, charity was granted £645,000 from

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The Largest Container Ship in the world

Container ships can ship more than 17’000 containers per shipment and this one is bigger than the Titanic
Meet the Triple-E Maersk container ship – the huge container ship that is almost twice as long as the Titanic and are 5 times longer than an Airbus 380.The Ultra Large Container Vessels

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The pop-up shipping containers with an innovative twist

Meet Humanihut, the pop-up shipping containers providing emergency shelter for those in need
Emergency shelter for those in need across the world, from war torn areas, natural disasters, poverty and more, is an essential and philanthropic method to help those who need it the most. Humanihut, founded by Neale Sutton, was

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The Coca-Cola Ekocenters made using shipping containers

Meet the shipping container Ekocenters that are built to provide clean water for those in need
The Ekocenters are off-the-scale, modular designed stations, constructed out of standard 20ft shipping containers. The Ekocenters help empower the people they serve, giving them connectivity, offering jobs, skills and services, while also promoting environmental incentives, such

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The world’s largest container ships

Container ships are fundamental to the shipping container industry and have increased in size over the past 50 years
While most of us understandably don’t really take much notice of container ships and shipping containers in our everyday lives, it is important to remember that like the plane, automobile or cell

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Meet the shipping container enterprise village

Shipping containers can be used for so many projects and endeavours including an enterprise and innovation village…..
Mr Kahn already owns the site and said he initially wanted to begin with 25 to 30 shipping containers to kick-start the project, with more shipping containers to be used. Mr Kahn has expressed

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The shipping container used for schools

Remarkable shipping container conversion used as a portable school for children in Africa
Some uses for shipping containers really do turn heads for all of the right reasons and this shipping container school project in Africa is certainly one of them.
Johannesburg-based company Architecture for a change constructed a community centre and

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The shipping container bank conversion

A shipping container converted into a bank, now that’s impressive
Take a look at this usage of a shipping container, it’s amazing how flexible containers are. A branch in a box? What would you do if you had a used shipping container? Some people have actually converted these containers into housing, storage

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Plan for Port of Amsterdam to reduce emissions

The Port of Amsterdam plans to reduce emissions by 50% by the year 2030
The Paris Climate Pact will begin in 2020 and sees nations from all over the world agreeing to follow the pact. There was a blow to the pact recently when in June 2017 Donald Trump announced that

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How to maintain your shipping container

Shipping containers are ideal for many reasons from storing your personal or business goods, shipping goods overseas and transporting your household goods when moving home. They can even be used for bars, shops and even homes!
Containers can last up to 30 years and there are certain things that you can

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The shipping container dolphin viewing platform

Seeing dolphins are on many people’s wish lists around the world and now you can view them from shipping containers
If you’ve ever seen dolphins before you’ll know that it is a one of a kind experience. Destinations such as Florida’s Sea World and resorts offer great opportunities to see the

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Shakespeare’s Globe remade out of shipping containers

Where art thou shipping container? Shakespeare’s famous Globe has a remarkable remake with containers
William Shakespeare was a famous poet, playwright and actor and wrote some of the most popular and famous play’s in the world from Romeo and Juliet to Hamlet. His works have spanned the entire globe and are

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The séance in a shipping container

Meet the eerie 40ft shipping container in Melbourne, Australia that has a spooky twist
There have been a growing number of creative uses for shipping containers over the past few years with units being used for a variety of unique projects. These range from container bars, offices, restaurants, homes, spas and

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Meet the shipping container Pub with a difference

Have a pint in an award winning shipping container pub
Blandford brewers Hall & Woodhouse are a successful award winning container pub after winning the impressive CAMRA Pub Design Award. The award has not been made since 2007 but the brewery’s unique design and construction incorporating 28 recycled shipping containers convinced

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The unique benefits of shipping containers

Shipping containers are ideal for so many reasons and can be great for many creative projects
Shipping containers are large metal containers that ship goods around the world and store items. The container has revolutionised trade, shipping and commerce ever since pioneering inventor Malcom McLean invented the shipping container back in

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The Success of Brighton’s Shipping Container Homes

Brighton’s shipping container home project has been a tremendous success over the past few years
Shipping container homes are a hugely popular trend at the moment and the container home project in Brighton to help homeless people in need has been a great success.
Some of the residents of the converted shipping

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The urban garden built using shipping containers

Plans are underway for the world’s largest shipping container garden to be built in Newcastle upon Tyne
We’ve seen a huge variety of shipping container uses ranging from bars, art galleries; pop up shops, restaurants and even spas over the years. The shipping container really is a diverse product that is

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The Uxbridge Shipping Container Hotel

Shipping containers are being used more frequently as hotels, offices and homes and this hotel in Uxbridge is very impressive
There are various shipping container hotels around the UK ranging from Holiday Inns container hotel in Manchester and Travel Lodges container hotel in Uxbridge. This, as much as they look and

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Temperature containers help climate change project

British Antarctic Survey use temperature controlled containers for climate research
Scientists at the Cambridge-based British Antarctic Survey have been shipping back samples from the Antarctic Peninsula for 35 years. But with limited space in their own chilled laboratories the best option for storing the melting process is a temperature controlled container!

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