Press Releases

2017

With 66 Members exhibiting, this year’s ITCO Tank Container Village will be bigger than ever

London, UK, 2 March 2017: This year’s ITCO Tank Container Village – organised as part of thetransport logistic 2017 exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany, in May – is set to be the biggest one so far arranged by the Association. Comprising 60 exhibition stands and over 66 ITCO members in total, the 2017 Village represents a 10 percent increase in size over 2015, which in turn was 15 percent larger than in 2013.

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2016

Reg Lee elected ITCO president

LONDON, UK – Reg Lee has been elected to the position of President of ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation (www.itco.org) – the association representing the tank container industry worldwide. Mr. Lee was previously President of ITCO from 2004 to 2010 and has been President of @TCO, the Asian Tank Container Organisation, since 2011. His term of office as ITCO President commences on 1 January 2017 and will run until the end of 2018.

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ITCO launches tank container e-learning course

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London, UK, 8 December 2016: ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has launched its first tank container e-learning course, developed with the specific aim of providing measurable learning on the safe, competent and efficient use of tank containers. It offers general awareness about the operation of portable tanks, as prescribed by the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.

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458,200 tank containers: ITCO Survey shows 7.2 percent growth

itco fleet survey 2016London, UK, 25 May 2016: ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has today published its 4th Annual Tank Container Fleet Survey. Based on detailed research of tank container operators, leasing companies and other owners, the Survey provides a qualified estimate that there are some 458,200 tank containers presently in operation worldwide; this January 2016 figure represents an increase of 7.2 percent compared to January 2015 (2015: 427,560 tank containers worldwide). A total of 43,780 tank containers were manufactured in 2015 (down from 48,200 in 2014).

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Continued Growth for Tank Container Village
at transport logistic China 2016

A total of 28 ITCO Members will be presenting the latest technology and services at this year’s Tank Container Village in Shanghai

ITCO-ShanghaiLondon, UK, 4 May 2016: ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, announces that this year’s Tank Container Village – organised as part of the transport logistic China 2016 trade show – will be the largest that it has organised at the Shanghai event. A total of 28 ITCO members will be exhibiting, representing an increase of 20 percent on 2014. The Exhibition takes place from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 June at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

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ITCO launches first Corporate Responsibility Code of Practice
for the Tank Container Industry

London, UK, 15 January 2016:

itco-corporate-code-praticeToday ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, launched the first Corporate Responsibility (CR) Code of Practice for the Tank Container Industry as a whole. Investigating the industry specific CR activities of its members and using the criteria of the Global Reporting Initiative as a starting point, an ITCO CR Workgroup defined 18 key priorities that are of specific importance for the tank container industry to reach a harmonious balance between economic, environmental, local and ethical/legal aspects in the tank container industry.

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2015

2015-04-30

444,220 tank containers: ITCO Survey reveals 12.6 percent growth

ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has today published its 3rd Annual Tank Container Fleet Survey. Based on detailed research of tank container operators, leasing companies and other owners, the Survey provides a qualified estimate that there are some 444,220 tank containers presently in operation worldwide.

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2015-03-03

ITCO Tank Container Village at transport logistic keeps on growing

With 60 Members exhibiting, this year’s ITCO Tank Container Village will be bigger than ever.
This year’s ITCO Tank Container Village – organised as part of thetransport logistic 2015 exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany, in May – is set to be the biggest one so far arranged by the Association.

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2015-01-19

Upcoming ITCO Events in 2015

ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, is organising a series of industry events in 2015.

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2014

2014-10-27

ITCO President and Vice President for 2015/2016 elected

Heike Clausen re-elected as ITCO President

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2014-07-10

ITCO Publishes First Sloshing Report for Tank Containers

ITCO has published a newly commissioned Report focusing on the anti-slosh performance of baffles in tank containers.

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2014-06-15

ITCO 2014 Tank Container Fleet Survey

394,000 tank containers: ITCO Survey reveals exponential growth year-by-year.

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2014-06-05

ITCO publishes first corporate responsibility survey

ITCO members are in particular committed to health, quality and protection of the environment as well as ethical/legal responsibility

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2014-05-06

ITCO publishes guidelines for improved tank container depot efficiency

Guidelines can result in smoother processes, improved depot-client relationships, better cost control and increased competitiveness

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Before 2014

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