CIC Repair Criteria CIC Repair Criteria

CIC Repair Criteria

CIC Regular Maintenance Requirements

  1. Inspect the containers for damage and/or wear and tear on a regular basis, minimum of once every sixty days.
  2. Repair damage and/or wear and tear as required referring to Appendix A.
  3. In particular, the following maintenance is required on a regular basis:
    1. Lubricate all hinges and doors
    2. Inspect for corrosion. Prepare and paint areas of corrosion or areas where paint has been removed
    3. Maintain door seals in wind water tight condition
    4. Inspect and repair as required any damage to under structure, in particular the fork pocket area
    5. Inspect the roof area paying particular attention to Paint and repair as required
  4. Maintain records of inspection and maintenance work carried out on the containers. These records are to be made available to SCF Group.
  5. All units (including Dangerous Goods Containers and Tanks) need to be returned cleaned and with no product If units are returned dirty or with product residue, a current SDS must be provided to SCF at time of de-hire. Units will be cleaned by SCF through an approved third party cleaner at Lessee costs. Transport charges will also apply.

CIC Repair Criteria

Component Damage  
Topside rails The maximum acceptable dent 30mm
Top end rails The maximum acceptable dent 35mm
Bottom side rails The maximum acceptable dent 50mm
Side, front & door panels The maximum acceptable dent or intrusion into the container 35mm
Rain gutter Any damage interfering with the operation of the doors or any loose sections Remove rain gutter
Vents Splits, cuts or dents Ensure water tightness and functionality restored
Corner posts The maximum acceptable dent (an unlimited number of dents up to 27mm are allowed on each corner post) 20mm
Roof panel The maximum acceptable dent or intrusion into the container 40mm (50mm from floor to inner roof corrugation)
Roof bows The maximum acceptable dent or deformation into the cube of the unit 40mm
Underfloor cross members & fork The maximum acceptable dent or deformation in bottom flanges or vertical webs 50mm
  The maximum acceptable split or cut in the vertical web 50mm - Horizontal
Underfloor cross members & fork The maximum acceptable separation between the underside of the floor and the top flange of any 10mm over full length of the cross member
  Maximum acceptable dent or deformation forcing the floor up into the container cube 50mm
Lashing points or fittings Any missing lashing points or fittings or any damage to render unusable Missing or rendered unusable, replace
Entire container The maximum acceptable outward dent or deformation of any component outside the ISO limits Sides/ roof ISO +30mm/ underside ISO +15mm
Two pallet wide The maximum acceptable outward \ inward dent or deformation 10mm inward no outward dent or deformation
Floor The maximum acceptable gouges in top surface of floor Gouges less than 15mm deep
  Any serious delamination in plywood or block laminated flooring caused by failure of the bonding Repair
  The maximum allowable height difference between adjoining floor planks or sheets 5mm
Flatrack floor The maximum acceptable gouges in the top surface of floor 20mm deep x 50mm wide
Threshold plate The maximum allowable gouges in the top into the cube 10mm
  Missing screws securing threshold plate to floor Every other screw required
Customer markings Any customer markings present identifying the previous customer or hazardous cargo Paint over or remove if less expensive. Black board to be clean
Gaskets Any damage, cut or missing sections Leave if light and water-tight
Door hardware Any damage to locking rod handles, locking rods, cams or keepers Repair only if inoperable and unsafe

Regular Maintenance Requirements Tank Containers (Chemical & Powder Tanks Only)

  1. All on/off hire costs are payable by the Lessee including lifts, on and off hire surveys, cleaning and repairs necessary to return the tank to an operational condition as per the current IMDG/ISO/AS regulations and ITCO 2008 repair standard manual.
    1. ITCO 2008 – Fair wear and tear is the age related deterioration of the container or any of its component parts while being properly maintained and used for its intended purpose. Any deterioration resulting from improper use, improper maintenance is not “Fair wear and tear”. Replacement of leaking or contaminated seals and gaskets is a normal operating requirement and is not “Fair wear and tear”.
    2. ITCO 2008 – It is the absolute responsibility of the user to ensure that the tank container complies with regulations or material requirements specific to the cargo, to the method of carriage or to the route over which the container is transported. It is also the Lessee’s responsibility to ensure that the container complies with the International Convention of Safe Containers (CSC), the customs conventions on containers and all other applicable conventions, laws, regulations and government requirements.