Shipping Container

  • No confirmation yet if people found in shipping container in UK are Indians: MEA August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday said that there was no confirmation whether people found in the shipping container were Indians. The remarks came in the backdrop of UK media reports suggesting that 35 illegal migrants trespassing into the United Kingdom via waterways in the...
  • Deadly snake travels from India to Essex August 30, 2012

    London: A sawscaled viper, the world's deadliest snake travelled from India to Essex hidden in a shipping container. Volunteers from the South Essex Wildlife Hospital were called in for rescue after the snake was found curled up in the corner of a giant shipping container that had arrived at Tilbury...
  • Couple makes shipping containers home June 22, 2011

    Ellsworth: A rural Maine couple calls home a pair of former shipping containers bought online for $1,500. Trevor Seip and Jennifer Sansosti have spent a year modifying the containers on their 63-acre property in Ellsworth, where they hope to eventually build a conventional home. Each container measures 20 feet long, 8 feet...
  • 35 bodies of 'illegal migrants' found from container in Pak April 4, 2009

    Quetta, Pakistan: Police say at least 35 illegal migrants died of suffocation inside a shipping container found in southwest Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan. Rasool Bakhsh, a senior police official in the city of Quetta, said the container had entered Pakistan from Afghanistan and was headed for Iran. He said...