Tank Container 20′

  1. Chemical Products, e.g.:
    • Flammables
    • Oxidising agents
    • Toxic substances
    • Corrosives
  2. Foodstuffs, e.g.:
    • Alcohols
    • Fruit juices
    • Edible oils
    • Food additives
  3. Tanks must be filled to not less than 80 % of their capacity to avoid dangerous surge/swell during transport.
  4. Tanks must not be filled to 100 % of their capacity. Sufficient ullage space shall be left – which must be determined depending on the thermal expansion of the product to be carried.
  5. Certain dangerous products must be carried in tanks having no openings below the surface level of the liquid. Such tanks must be discharged through a syphon pipe by either pressure or pumping.
  6. National road/rail weight limitations have to be maintained when arranging land transports.
  7. For the cleaning of tanks and disposal of residues tariff rules apply. Tanks moving in a dedicated service are exempted from such rules until the dedication is terminated.
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