The company, part of Daikin Industries, a Japanese multinational air conditioning manufacturing company headquartered in Osaka, is celebrating this year the 50th anniversary of entering the reefer container market with the LKS501 model - or should we rather say: co-creating a completely new business.
Cast your imagination 50 years into the past over the mountains and lakes of Switzerland, and you won't see what today seems obvious, namely a safe passage for trucks throughout the Alps, known as the Gotthard Road Tunnel.
As the latest issue of BTJ is also devoted to the ro-ro & ferry market, whose players trade in trailers, it's maybe worth mentioning Alexander Winston who back in 1898 invented what's today know as a semi-trailer
We're continuing our search for innovative uses of a shipping container. This time we're attracting your attention to the Solar Powered Internet Schools (SPIS) project launched back in 2014 by Samsung Electronics through the Hope for Children initiative.
On 3 October, we'll be celebrating the 70th anniversary of the more than successful end to the Swedish oceanographic Albatross expedition, which - what a coincidence! - got its name because it took place aboard the Albatross.