Tag Archives: International Organization for Standardization

Pallet wide Containers

Ever heard of Pallet wide containers..?? No..?? Well now you have.. The container shipping industry is a dynamic and constantly evolving industry with many different types of containers being developed and customised to suit the various needs of the market/trade, some global, some regional and some local.. Previously I have written an article covering the sizes, dimensions and uses of … Read more here..

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Do your container fleets meet the latest safety standards?

The TT Club addresses this issue in great detail as per their article below.. The safety of containers was initially addressed when there were tens of thousands of units. Now, some 45 years later, there are tens of millions in circulation. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been reviewing the processes associated with the Convention for Safe Containers – are you … Read more here..

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What are Pallets and Palletizing in Shipping?

This article was originally posted by Mohit in http://www.marineinsight.com..   Pallets are plane (flat) structures utilised in cargo container ships for supporting goods or containers. Cargo consignments are piled atop these structures, the process being referred to as palletizing. Palletizing is regarded to be a sure-safe way of dispatching marine cargo consignments, just as palletized cargo ships are held in high regard in … Read more here..

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