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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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New BoxTech Container Database upgraded

Maersk and CMA CGM adopt new BoxTech features

BoxTech, the database of technical details for containers, has introduced a number of new functions which will help shippers save time, and enable equipment owners to register container sales and flag units with exception alerts. Two of top three global carriers are already using the new features. The fast-growing database, …

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Maersk joins BoxTech container database

Maersk joins BoxTech container database

Global container shipping company Maersk Line has uploaded the technical details of its entire container fleet to BoxTech, the fast-growing database provided by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC). Following the upload, the BoxTech database now holds details of more than 7.5 million shipping containers, approximately 30% of the global …

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BoxTech database reaches 5 million containers

BoxTech database reaches 5 million containers

Hundreds of shippers, forwarders, terminals and other organizations are moving towards digitalization with access to details of around 5 million containers through BoxTech, the database of container technical details provided by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC). Since its launch in July 2016, the BIC’s non-profit BoxTech Technical Characteristics Database …

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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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