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…

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…

Loss prevention advice checklist for container operators

This is a quick reference, breaking down of types of incidents that occur to containerized cargo, listing the incidents, the cause of incidents, identifying any documentation needed, and identifying any loss preventative steps that can be taken. Damage to the container and potentially the cargo inside. Damages and losses to cargo inside a sound container. Wet damage to…