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CGT unveils 20-20 vision
are typically deadheaded in sets of
four or more empty folded units.
According to CGT, however,
the ability to link two 20ft con-
UK-based Container Group with a combined payload of 56t, and width 2426mm, allowing it tainers with a full payload and
Technology (CGT) Ltd, the de- the capacity to accommodate 30 to accommodate 15 1200mm x handle them as a single module is
veloper of the well-known europallets per tier and an inter- 800mm europallets or 12 new and is expected to cut ship
SeaCell cell-compatible, pallet- nal cube of 70 m
3
in the 8ft 6in 1200mm x 1000mm ISO pallets loading times and the time needed
wide container design, has released high version and 79 m
3
in 9ft 6in per tier, compared with 11 to lash containers on deck, as well
details of an innovative new 20ft high cube configuration. europallets or 9 ISO pallets in a as reduce handling and transport
palletwide, cell-friendly unit, des- Unlike standard 20ft contain- conventional 20ft container. The costs. The fact that 20-20 contain-
ignated 20-20, which can be ers, which are 19ft 10.5in door opening width is 2408mm. ers can be linked or unlinked at
linked together and handled as a (6058mm) long x 8ft (2438mm) Fitted with extended corner any stage of the logistics chain
40ft module. wide, the 20-20 unit is exactly 20ft castings of the type typically used should also reduce the need for
Using patented, built-in lock- (6096mm) long x 8ft 2in in flatracks, 20-20 units are fully
Above: Conjoined 20-20 prototypes
empty repositioning.
ing mechanisms, CGT says that (2484mm) wide along the side- intermodal, can be lifted by stand- CGT believes that the ability
two
Fo
loaded 20-20
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at the CXIC factory in Changzhou,
containers can walls and 8ft wide at the end ard 20ft or 40ft spreaders, loaded
China Right: Detail of the patented
to link fully loaded 20ft contain-
be linked to form a single 40ft unit frames. Internal length is 6021mm as a pair (linked or unlinked) into
locking mechanism
ers will appeal particularly to con-
solidators and slot charterers with
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a ship’s 40ft cells, or onto all cur- different consignors/consignees at
rent road chassis and rail wagons. ports of loading and discharge.
The 20-20 containers are Prototypes of the 20-20 con-
quickly joined by integral shoot tainer have been built and fully
bolt-type locking mechanisms, tested at CXIC’s specials factory
actuated from outside the con- in Changzhou, China. Like the
tainer, with male and female sec- for high value or sensitive cargoes, SeaCell, the new design is to be
tions located in the diagonally locking mechanisms can be pro- made available for sale or lease.
opposite corners of the front vided at the door end as an option. CGT adds that a bulk con-
endwalls of each unit. CGT says The idea of linking containers tainer version of the 20-20 is avail-
no special tools are required for and handling them as a single able and it will also offer a
linking, which takes just minutes module is not, of course, new. Vari- “standalone” version without
on a standard container chassis. ous designs of container locking mechanisms to allow us-
In standard configuration, 20- interconnector have long been ers to take advantage of the de-
20s are joined at the front ends, but available, while collapsible flatracks sign’s extra pallet capacity.
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Sea Box aids Haiti
New IICL
with ShelterPak
Chairman
The Institute of International Con-
Prompted by company engineer clothing will be distributed by tainer Lessors (IICL) has an-
Werner Guerrier, a Haitian native JEBCA d’Haiti, an organisation of nounced that Joseph Kwok, CEO
who lost his sister and nephew in the MEBSH de Cote-Plage of Seacastle Inc, has been elected
the earthquake that hit the coun- church. Some 39 members of the Chairman of the IICL for 2010,
try on January 12, US military and church lost their lives, and many succeeding Fernand Kesteloot of
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special container manufacturer Sea more lost their houses, in the Gold Container Corporation.
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Box Inc has sent a container to earthquake. JEBCA d’Haiti in- Kwok has been the CEO of
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verting the container into habit- “Sea Box has the ability to Group following the latter’s acqui-
able housing. deliver 5,000 ShelterPaks per sition of Carlisle Leasing and
In an effort to support their week to Haiti, where these kits can Interpool. In addition to container
co-worker and other survivors of be easily inserted into the empty and chassis leasing, the company is
the earthquake, Sea Box employ- shipping containers currently sit- involved in the owning and char-
ees have donated food, water and ting at Port-au-Prince,” said Sea tering of container vessels.
clothing and the owners of Sea Box president Jim Brennan. “In He previously spent more than
Box donated a 20ft shipping con- the next six months aid to Haiti 20 years at Neptune Orient Lines
tainer complete with a ShelterPak will be sent in an estimated Ltd. (NOL), parent of container
module already installed. 100,000 standard 20ft containers. carrier, APL, serving in various sen-
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Sea Box created the ShelterPak Once unloaded, these same con- ior management capacities.
six years ago in response to demand tainers could serve as life-saving “On behalf of the IICL’s Board
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units for disaster areas. Designed to ShelterPak.” tend our sincere gratitude to
fit into a standard 20ft shipping ShelterPaks, which are strong, Fernand Kesteloot for his leader-
container, it turns a basic shipping safe and economical, meet earth- ship during last year’s challenging
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container into a livable shelter. quake zone specifications and ex- times. We look forward to a prom-
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sent to Carrefour, Guerrier’s home The cost to install a ShelterPak is Chairmanship,” said IICL Presi-
town, where the food, water and around US$4,000. dent, Steven Blust.
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14 February 2010
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