Tag - Schiff

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 21: Stowage bag load securing - Part 2

Why are there no problems in most cases, even though hardly anyone does the math? This can be proven by means of calculations. Provided that, as described in Part 1, no technical errors are made.

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Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 19: Intermodal transport

Combined transport is a frequently used term in logistics, but you often find that not everyone knows exactly what it means. Generally speaking, the weight 44to is often associated with it. However, it is not that simple. A closer look reveals a regulation of the EU with the unwieldy name: COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 92/106/EEC of 7....

Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 17: Accidents and the conclusions about the cargo and stowage

Shipping accidents and disasters occur time and again. Some of these are due to incorrect information about the cargo, the weight or incorrect or missing classification of dangerous goods. Inadequate cargo securing leads to transport damage. It is not uncommon for ships to be totaled.

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Container identification | Who is responsible for load securing? | Friction value on the truck | Incoming container inspection

Episode 15: How does a Twistlock work?

The word is made up of the words "twist" for twisting and "lock" for locking. In other words, a technique that creates a lock by twisting. This is the basic principle, of which there are of course various variations. In this specific case, we are talking about twist locks, which are used in container transport.

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