Container

International Legal Research

Information about Container in free legal resources:

Treaties & Agreements

International Organizations

Jurisprudence $ Commentary

European Union

IP Law

Container

Container in International Trade

Meaning of Container, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): A single, non-disposable structure to be filled with smaller objects to facilitate transportation. Containers are used extensively in waterborne, air and rail transport, and come in a variety of container specifications for vessel transport include:

20 foot and 40 foot dry freight,

20 foot and 40 foot open top,

20 foot and 40 foot refrigerated,

40 foot high cube refrigerated,

20 foot and 40 foot flat rack,

40 foot and 45 foot high cube, and

20 foot tank container.

Actual vessel container internal and external dimensions vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and from carrier to carrier. Airfreight containers, often called igloos, are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Rail containers are available for such specialized cargos as coil. Since all carriers do not always provide the full range of containers, it is important to check the availability when planning fora containerized shipment.

Resources

See Also

  • International Trade
  • Trade Regulation
  • International Economic Law
  • Export License
  • International Trade Law
  • Foreign Trade
  • Safeguard
  • Transport

Hierarchical Display of Container

Transport > Organisation of transport > Organisation of transport > Carriage of goods

Container

Concept of Container

See the dictionary definition of Container.

Characteristics of Container

Resources

Translation of Container

Thesaurus of Container

Transport > Organisation of transport > Organisation of transport > Carriage of goods > Container

See also

Leave a Comment