Photo of the month – December 2003 [German version]

Figure 1    [E. Schwarz]

What? Just placed in the container?

These blocks of granite were simply placed on edge in the container without being secured in any way, loaded onto a ship and transported overseas. It’s hardly surprising that the container almost split its sides!

The Container Handbook, in particular Section 5.2.3, describes how to transport goods of this type safely.

Figure 2    [E. Schwarz]

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