Container depot

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A container depot or container yard is a location in which – generally – empty containers are stored until their next trip.
A container depot is typically located inside or near to a sea or rail terminal.

Once containers have been emptied of their cargo they are stored at a depot until they are needed again.
Depots are commonly operated by third party companies and used by multiple shipping lines.

A container depot, a container yard, near the port of Leixoes, Portugal
A container depot near the port of Leixoes, Portugal
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