https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cargo_ship

The earliest records of waterborne activity mention the carriage of items for trade; the evidence of history and archaeology shows the ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Container_ship

There are two main types of dry cargo: bulk cargo and break bulk ... Before the Second World War first container ships were used to ...

https://www.britannica.com/technology/cargo-ship

Cargo ship: ship: Early rowed vessels: …functions of the warship and cargo ship ... The history of other merchant marine activities parallels that of the great ...

https://gcaptain.com/container-ships-a-brief-history/

Containerized – A Brief History Of Container Ships. September 2, 2008 by Mike Schuler. Containerized image via flickr user frank.merriman ...

http://www.worldshipping.org/about-the-industry/history-of-containerization

Modern container shipping celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006. Almost from the ... Containers could be moved seamlessly between ships, trucks and trains.

https://www.marineinsight.com/types-of-ships/what-are-cargo-ships/

May 27, 2017 ... Though the history of cargo ships could be traced back to the B.C era, but organised transportation started off in the latter half of the second ...

https://www.freightos.com/the-history-of-the-shipping-container/

Apr 24, 2016 ... A comprehensive history of the freight shipping container; its creator, ... at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.

https://www.discovercontainers.com/a-complete-history-of-the-shipping-container/

Today we look at the history of shipping containers. ... Transferring cargo from ships to trains was extremely slow and caused major delays and blockages within ...

https://transportgeography.org/?page_id=2232

The container was at the beginning of the 1960s an untested transport technology and reconverting existing ships proved out to be of lower costs and less risky.

https://www.morethanshipping.com/history-shipping-containers/

Oct 18, 2017 ... Think of the great history of civilization, with humans having shipped goods ... in tubs, gunny backs, and wooden crates, from land transport to ship. ... Once upon a time, before the modern container shipping industry took off, ...