How strong is your container floorboard..??

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How strong is your container floorboard..?? – simple enough question, but there is a whole science behind ascertaining the strength of the floorboard of the container and the stresses it takes in its day to day life.. Image of exploded view of Shipping Container

The floorboard of a container is undoubtedly one of the most important parts of the container structure and is the main weight bearing part..

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Container Weighing – industry solution on the horizon..??

A very important and worrying matter that has been dogging the industry is the continued misdeclaration of container weights.. There have been several articles and discussions reg the misdeclaration of … Read more here..

Eugen Maersk fire revives concerns about misdeclared cargo

A valid concern regarding the declaration and stowage of cargo on container ships.. There have been far too many incidents of late relating to ship accidents as can be seen … Read more here..

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 here..

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 here..

You mean i can arrest a ship..!! – Part 1

South African admiralty law assists those who have a claim against shipowners by granting claimants the entitlement to arrest a ship that enters its jurisdiction. Such action may be taken … Read more here..