Container shipping

Container transportation is a modern way of transporting goods, popular for its safety, economy and speed of delivery. Container transportation is characterized by one-dimensionality (20- and 40-foot containers), that is why there is the possibility for their transportation by various means of transport: road, sea, rail and air; reducing time spent on loading and unloading.

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What is the China-Europe Railway Express, and how much pressure is it under from the Ukraine crisis?

The China-Europe Railway Express, or China Railway Express (CRE), is key logistical cog in President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative. It provides an alternative to container shipping for transporting Chinese manufactured goods to Europe via Russia.