CTU code - poorly secured cargo
Containers and the cargo within are subjected to dynamic forces through the supply chain, including inter-modal handling and heavy sea conditions. Ensuring that the cargo is sufficiently secured at the point of loading mitigates the risk of cargo damage and injury at destination.
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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.
European Shipping Week will take place in Brussels from 27 February to 2 March and there delegates will focus on the correct packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs) and the safety issues that result from poor work practices.
TT Club has been at the heart of a long-term campaign to increase awareness of good cargo packing practices, both as part of responding to incidents and through speaking at industry events. These efforts are now galvanised in the 'Cargo Integrity Group'.