Worldwide shipping

by Helen Hooker October. 24, 2008 3626 views

My Mum and I went down to Southampton for a spot of retail therapy today and on our way home we took a short detour via the docks in search of today's photo. There were vast numbers of these shipping containers piled up and I like the patchwork effect their colours create. I understand the BBC have marked a container like one of these with their logo and are tracking its journey round the world for a year using a GPS transmitter. The container started its trip from this very dock on 9th September so this seems particularly timely posting. For more information about the BBC container visit http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/business/2008/the_box/default.stm [null]- apparently it's currently in Shanghai.

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Gillian 12 years, 7 months ago

Thats really intereting about the BBC container. Living so close to Felixstowe we see plenty of these containers both on the road and in various depots, they certainly do look very patchwork-like.

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Pedro Pinho 12 years, 7 months ago

Nice!

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