What is the difference between a shipper owned container and a carrier owned container ??

shipper owned container and carrier owned container

What is the difference between a shipper owned container and a carrier owned container..?? A shipper owned container is a container owned by the shipper of the goods and a … Read more..

Scale-less weighing of containers for SOLAS VGM

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SOLAS VGM – probably a term which may have slipped many people’s minds as it seems to have successfully integrated itself into the mainstream container shipping process since its mandatory … Read more..

Maersk to test a containerised battery system to improve on board performance

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I for one, am quite pleased with the many initiatives that the shipping and freight industry has been taking to combat climate change and reduce CO2 emissions.. Implementing IMO 2020 … Read more..

Are you ready for 20,000 smart containers..??

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Digitalisation is the buzzword making the rounds currently, especially in the shipping and freight industry.. IT boffins are creating it, VCs are funding it, Entrepreneurs are finding new uses for … Read more..

5 points to consider before packing your cargo

points to consider before packing your cargo

If you are an exporter and especially if you are exporting for the first time, you should have a checklist of points to consider before packing your cargo.. Here are … Read more..

Why Do I Want to Live in a Shipping Container ?

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Shipping containers are progressing into the mainstream as alternative home and office construction building materials. Used shipping containers make for excellent building materials; modular, easily assembled, durable, and they can … Read more..

When is a container considered as Over weight..??

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When is a container considered as Over Weight..?? A good question from a reader of this blog.. Over loading of containers with disregard to the safety of the people handling … Read more..

When and where must an export container be weighed..??

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Weighing of containers has been a bone of contention for many years for many shipping lines and the arguments for and against continue.. Below is the latest article from Lloyds … Read more..

Opening doors, when things are not so easy – we are talking about freight container doors

An interesting article about a seemingly easy and innocuous activity like opening a door.. But when you relate it to a freight container, you can see the importance that it … Read more..

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, … Read more..