- The reasons for terminal inspection of containers
- The circumstances of container inspection
- The equipment interchange receipt
- Gate inspection procedures for containers traveling by road
- Gate inspection procedures for containers entering or leaving by rail or inland waterway
- Inspection procedures for containers not passing through the gate
- Container ‘identification’ deficiencies
- Container ‘condition’ defects
- The steps in container condition inspection
- Responses to ‘identification’ deficiencies detected during inspection
- Responses to ‘condition’ defects found during inspection.
This Unit is designed:
- To explain why containers should be inspected on entry to and departure from the terminal.
- To review the circumstances in which containers are examined in the terminal.
- To describe the documentary and practical procedures to be followed when inspecting containers.
- To survey the types of defect to be looked for in container inspection, and to outline the criteria and standards relating to severity of defect.
- To describe the actions to be taken when container defects are detected.