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How long is a CSC plate valid for?

Last Updated: 20th January, 2020

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About CSC Plating
Each container must pass the technical requirements of the 'International Convention for Safe Containers' in order to be awarded a plate. This is generally done initially on completion from the factory, whereby the new ISO shipping container is given a CSC plate valid for 5 years.

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Besides, what is CSC Certificate for container?

In general, any container used for international transport must have a valid safety approval plate or "CSC plate". CSC is the abbreviation for Container Safety Convention. Outside of container: No holes or cracks in walls or roof.

Beside above, what is a plate rated container? Plate rating -the maximum weight the container is designed to handle. This given on a plate attached to each container door.

Similarly, you may ask, can we load container without CSC plate?

It is an offence to knowingly use a defective container or one without a CSC plate for cargo carrying purposes. While new containers are given 5 years' grace prior to requiring inspection, this does not negate the need to maintain them in sound and safe condition.

When inspecting containers the measuring tape should be at least?

A measuring tape or ruler is used to check dimensional tolerances and container alignment. If a container is "racked," diagonal corner-to-corner wall measurements will not match each other. Measuring tapes used for container inspections must be at least 25 feet long.

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