Specification of containers

- Oct 25, 2018-

Container transport in the early stages, the structure and specifications of the container are different, affecting the international circulation of containers, the need to formulate international standards for containers, in order to facilitate the development of container transport. Container standardization not only can improve the universality and interchangeability of container as common transportation unit in sea, land and air transportation, but also can improve the safety and economy of container transportation, and promote the development of international container multimodal transport. At the same time, the standardization of containers to the container loading tools and handling machinery provides the basis for selection, design and manufacturing, so that container transport into a complementary, professional and efficient transport system.

Container standards according to the scope of use, there are international standards, national standards, regional standards and company standards four kinds.