Containers must undergo the tests and inspections as prescribed in these Rules.
Upon request from applicants, international conventions, international standards, and other relevant guidelines concerning freight containers shall be considered alongside these Rules.
Containers that possess an effective Safety Approval Plate, as deemed appropriate by ClassNK, will be deemed compliant with these Rules.
Containers of alternative design types will be evaluated at the discretion of ClassNK.
Precautions for Application
It is essential to be cautious about the possibility that containers may be subject to additional requirements beyond these Rules, which are imposed by the administration of the country where they are utilized.
Special attention must be given to tank containers used for transporting dangerous goods to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
The amendment is in force from 30 July 2023, the Rules are in force from 1 July 2023.