International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO)

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

Eco-modal
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

ITCO grows membership

The International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) has welcomed four new companies to its membership ranks.

Buckle up

MARKET REVIEW The tank container industry is beginning to feel the squeeze of worsening global market economic troubles – but some see changing conditions as a positive opportunity for the industry down the line

In it together

SAFETY There can be many hazards hidden inside a freight container. As delegates to the Intermodal conference in Hamburg this past December heard, accurate information is key to ensuring those hazards do not result in incidents

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