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Recent reports of poorly maintained containers has spurred the TT Club to write an article reminding the industry of its responsibilities. As it notes, the Convention for Safe Containers requires “many in the industry to act in good faith” – everyone needs to play a part in checking the condition of containers. The Club warns against cheap, substandard repairs and notes that, from packers to shippers, from carriers to box owners, everyone needs to ensure structurally sound containers and correctly packaged cargoes.

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