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How are Containers Loaded? | Cargo Operations on Container Ship

Almost everything comes in container via ship in this modern day. All your furniture, electronics and even most of your food. In this vlog I show you what goes on during cargo operations.

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39 thoughts on “How are Containers Loaded? | Cargo Operations on Container Ship”

  1. Thanks so much for sharing this and giving a good, concise explanation of the operations. I'm retired now after working for over 40 years in the steel industry. I'm so fascinated by how the global economy works, and transportation is a big part of it.

    What are the ways you avoid really bad weather, or pirates, or any other dangers on the open ocean? I would think a ship out there all alone would be vulnerable to all kinds of dangers.

    Also, do you ever make a run with just empty containers? I mean, if there is an imbalance in trade between two countries, some empty containers would necessarily have to be returned to be filled again. Who pays for this?

    Thanks, and safe travels.

  2. Very educational thanks for sharing! I've always been curious how it all worked. And awesome videography, I loved the drone shots of the hull, really good dolly work. Curious when you were walking around the ship, it looked pretty deserted. Do ships like this have a small crew?

  3. Can someone answer this question please: Let's say a large ship has 5,000 containers (40'). Does that mean it takes 5,000 semi-trucks to haul away the cargo one container at a time? That's a big job. Thanks to your knowledge.

  4. How to find the old vessel details for a specific time frame currently, I need to know the vessels which were coming from China to the UK during Feb 2022 but every website shows current details can you make any video for finding the right way to get the old details?

  5. I am on the other side of this equation. In America i haul reefer containers from food plants to the ports for export over seas.

    Questions on reefers. Say a load of pork is set to- 1.3C.

    How do you know that container you come across is set correctly? Difference in set point and actual temp on its display, or data in the booking number? How long after placement on board does a container wait until it is plugged in to ships power and before unloading, unplugged?

    Do all container ships use same method of booking numbers for their containers?
    My understanding is that the number can even tell what row, how high or below the deck and whether port or starboard as to where it will be stowed. So do all ships use the same formula or does it vary by company?

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