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Standardised numbering and identification system for intermodal shipping containers
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You can learn alot about any seacan by checking the serial number. All shipping containers used in intermodal freight systems have unique identifiers and the standard is managed by the International Container Bureau (BIC). The standard called ISO 6346 is an international standard covering the coding, identification and marking of all intermodal shipping containers used within containerized intermodal freight transport systems worldwide. The standard identifies the unique serial number, check digit, the owner, country, size, type and equipment category. Owner code Using the above example the owner code is CBH. The owner code consists of three capital letters of the...
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