Associated Container Transportation Ltd - printed material.



From the Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, volume 1: Associated Container Transportation Ltd. Five British companies Ben, Blue Star, Cunard, Ellerman and Harrison formed Associated Container Transport (ACT) in 1966 to invest in container ships for their European Australian services. Associated Container Transport (Australia) [ACT(A)], set up in 1967, pioneered refrigerated containers to provide a service for the important Australian meat trade. These printed items came from the Vestey Group offices in Liverpool.