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7 Amazing Shipping container houses

shipping container home

    The advent of shipping containers has simplified cargo transport by improving cargo handling, transportation and packaging thereby facilitating international trade which is much needed for the sustenance of mankind. In recent times, architects and designers have found very interesting ways to make good use of refurbished shipping containers to create comfortable and cost effective building structures. Shipping Container ...

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New SOLAS amendment to cost shippers’ extra

IMO on overweight cargo

   A SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) regulation amendment would very soon (by 2016) require the production of a verified weight certificate with the consent of the shipper before containers can be loaded on-board a ship. This has become necessary due to the persistent challenge faced by the industry as a result of misdeclaration of cargo weight.     The ...

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