International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO)

Going with the flows

MARKETS Global tank container operators sound upbeat about business performances during 2009, and are cautiously optimistic about 2010. Trade flow developments and unique features of tank container transport that appear to be right for the times are giving the industry strength

Not wanted on voyage

Many of us, I’m sure, look forward to that blissful day when we can hang up our hat, toss the old briefcase in the bin and put our workaday cares behind us.

ITCO shakeup stirs debate

ASSOCIATION A wave of leadership changes at the International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) has the trade organisation’s membership weighing hefty questions about the best way forward

Off the shelf

WAREHOUSING Cefic’s aim is to extend the concept of Responsible Care throughout the chemical supply chain. One are where it has yet to reach is third-party warehousing, a fragmented sector subject to local requirements.

ITCO assesses China's place

Tank containers in China
RESEARCH ITCO’s study on the safe handling of tank containers in China has drawn widely on the opinions of local experts to develop some vital observations on the current state of play and where this major market may be heading next.

Lee seeking fourth term

Reg Lee will have served three terms as president of the International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) and he has put his name forward for re-election at the end of this year.

ITCO: DOT lifts rail constraint

The International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) reports that it has obtained an agreement from the US Department of Transportation (DOT)

Promoting eco-effectiveness

FLEETS It is well established that intermodal transport assets offer flexibility and efficiency. Tank container fleet owners are now highlighting the environmental benefits of ISO-tank transport

Preparing for the upturn

MANUFACTURING Despite continuing challenges faced by tank container builders due to troubles in the global economy, there is no shortage of innovative new tank container components being introduced to the market

Munich declaration

PREVIEW ITCO is taking its role as the mouthpiece for the global tank container industry increasingly seriously. At its Village at next month's Transport Logistic show, new research will be presented that highlights the benefits of the use of tank containers over other packaging methods

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