Cause and prevention of container loss at sea

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The causes of losing containers overboard are numerous and often complex, though very often basic operational errors are a factor. The consequences of container loss should justify time, cost and effort by ship owners and operators in reviewing and improving preventative measures. GARD P&I club has put together a fine article which tackles this issue. …

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Infographic – 12 creative ways to reuse Shipping Containers

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Shipping containers are increasingly being re-purposed to build many different structures around the globe. Sending empty shipping containers back to their ports of origin is costly when compared to the cost of the container itself, meaning many shipyards are filled with homeless containers. Two types of containers are available for purchase. The first being worn-out…

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Guidelines for the Carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in Containers

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Certain cargoes have self-heating properties which can lead to spontaneous combustion and fires that threaten harm to people, property and the environment. Charcoal and other forms of carbon are amongst such cargoes and they require certain preparations before they can be shipped safely. It is estimated that global production of wood Charcoal and Carbon…

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