rules for certification of cargo containers
Container Certification. ABS offers independent, third-party container certification on a wide range of containers to international and industry standards and regulations as well as those specified by owners and manufacturers. Most containers fall under the category of Intermodal or Offshore. More information on these types can be found below.
Container certification:Lets start with main acronyms you could run into when dealing with used shipping or storage containers:IICL Institute of International Container Lessors an organization which groups the largest container and chassis leasing companies worldwide. The IICL sets repair standards, by which all repairs are carried Verification and certification services for containers and The container industry is under pressure to deliver certified containers cost efficiently and within shorter timeframes. When building, procuring or maintaining containers you need to have a good understanding of the standards and certification regimes governing their use and regulations to ensure that your containers meet all requirements for safety, stability and usability.
On 6 November 1997, the ABS Special Committee on Cargo Containers met and adopted updates/revisions to the subject Rules. The intent of the proposed changes to the 1987 edition of the ABS Rules for Certification of Cargo Containers was to bring the existing Rules in line with present design practice. The updated proposals