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Anatomy of Containerisation


  This chart in an excellent communication tool for all those involved in sea freight. 


It is full of useful information on all aspects from the types of containers, pallets, vessel fixtures & fittings, spreaders, packing etc.

Surrounding the generic container terminal are the following:

Details of 44 types of containers

How containers are positioned on the vessel

Types of spreaders and their applications

How different pallets fit into containers

How different types of cargo is packed

Types of dunnage and their applications

Container handling equipment

How the different modes effect cargo

Road and rail handling

Container security

Container dimensions

Vessel fittings & fixings

Container checking

Container markings

Vessel loading & unloading

Common conversion factors

This chart measures approx 900mm x 1400mm