CIC Repair Criteria
CIC Regular Maintenance Requirements
- Inspect the containers for damage and/or wear and tear on a regular basis, minimum of once every sixty days.
- Repair damage and/or wear and tear as required referring to Appendix A.
- In particular, the following maintenance is required on a regular basis:
- Lubricate all hinges and doors
- Inspect for corrosion. Prepare and paint areas of corrosion or areas where paint has been removed
- Maintain door seals in wind water tight condition
- Inspect and repair as required any damage to under structure, in particular the fork pocket area
- Inspect the roof area paying particular attention to Paint and repair as required
- Maintain records of inspection and maintenance work carried out on the containers. These records are to be made available to SCF Group.
- 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
|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)
- 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.
- 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”.
- 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.