CTU code - poorly secured cargo
Containers and the cargo within are subjected to dynamic forces through the supply chain, including heavy sea conditions. Ensuring that the cargo is sufficiently secured at the point of loading mitigates the risk of cargo damage, property damage and loss of containers.
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London International Shipping Week takes place between 11th and 15th September, during which an event at the IMO will focus on the correct packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs) and the safety issues that result from poor packing and securing practices.