In an attempt to tell the story of international trade and globalisation, the BBC plans to track a shipping container as it travels around the world for a full year. I thought it might be an idea to monitor it's progress.
The journey began on Tuesday when the container left Southampton docks and travelled by road to Scotland where it picked up it's first load, Scotch Whisky bound for China.
The container is now on a ship in the Irish Sea, looks like it might stop off at Dublin.
Current location map
(Does anyone know if the map can be embedded into the thread?)
Wouldn't it be good if an A.Netter could get a photo of it!