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BIC and IANA collaborate to standardize facility identification in North America

BIC and IANA collaborate to standardize facility identification in North America

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) and the Bureau International des Containers (BIC) have collaborated to standardize the identification of terminals, ramps, container yards and depots in the United States. Each facility in IANA’s Intermodal Facilities Directory, maintained as part of its administration of the Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting …

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Container Control Programme receives BIC Award

Container Control Programme receives BIC Award

The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) has announced that the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme (CCP) has won the 2018 BIC Award which was recently presented at the World Customs Organization headquarters in Brussels. The Container Control Programme (CCP) is a program run jointly by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and …

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BIC Container Tare Weight Database goes live

BIC Container Tare Weight Database goes live

The new database of container tare weight data recently announced by the Bureau International des Containers BIC is now live, with more than half a million containers already uploaded and new files being added daily. Container owners and operators are encouraged to sign up now to upload their fleet files …

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2016 BIC Award for UIC’s Loubinoux

2016 BIC Award for UIC’s Loubinoux

The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) is pleased to announce that Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, General Director, UIC has won the 2016 BIC Award. The BIC award was presented to Mr. Loubinoux at a gala dinner hosted at UIC’s Global Rail Freight Conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 22nd June 2016, in …

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BIC launches database to simplify compliance with SOLAS container weight requirements

BIC launches database to simplify compliance with SOLAS container weight requirements

The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) announces the launch of a pilot database of container tare weight data to support carriers, shippers, forwarders and other intermediaries as new SOLAS* mandatory container weight verification requirements come into effect on 1st July 2016. This new mandate from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) …

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