This chapter explains what is ISO container, types of container, and the parts of container with the diagram.
Different types of containers such as dry bulk container, liquid tank container, pen (cattle carry) container, Reefer container, special equipments etc are given.
ISO container code identification, name plate, payload capacity, Container Maintenance are detailed .
Reefer container diagram with parts are given. Method of loading of reefer cargo and to maintain the temperature of cargo are exlained.
Special equipments such as flatrack, plateform, open top containers details are given
Container leasing companies, with details of off /on hiring methods of containers are given.
Container operation and maintenance is elobrated .
Container terminology in detail is explained, which are useful in day to day operation for merchants, custom house agents and in general those who involved in shipping.