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8053 Equipment type code qualifier [C]

Desc: Code qualifying a type of equipment. Repr: an..3 Repr: an..3 AA Ground equipment Ground equipment being fuelled or serviced. AB Chain Chain used in the securing of cargo. AD Temperature recorder Temperature recorder to provide a record of the actual temperature. AE Body trailer The part of the vehicle where the cargo is loaded. AG Slipsheet A cardboard platform used for holding product for storage or transportation. AH No special equipment needed A code to indicate that there is no special equipment needed. AI Vessel hold A compartment forming part of a transport vessel. AJ Flat rack Type of open container used for carrying objects. AK Aircraft To indicate that the equipment is an aircraft. AL Medical device A device used for medical purposes. AM Refrigerated container A refrigerated (reefer) container that is actively cooling the product. AN Synthetic pallet 80*120cm A pallet with standard dimensions 80*120 centimetres made of synthetic material. AO Synthetic pallet 100*120cm A standard pallet with standard dimensions 100*120 centimetres made of synthetic material. AP Clothing hanger rack Equipment used to store and transport clothing in a hanging position. + AQ Road/rail trailer Trailer designated for combined road/rail use. + AT Overhang wagon Empty rail wagon added to the loaded wagons, when goods are longer than the loaded wagon. BL Blocks A piece of equipment that is normally a piece of wood to fix cargo (e.g. coils) during transport. BPN Box pallet non-exchangeable A box pallet which cannot be exchanged. BPY Box pallet EUR Y non exchangeable Self explanatory. BR Barge Flat bottomed inland cargo vessel for canals and rivers with or without own propulsion for the purpose of transported goods. (Synonym: Lighter). BX Boxcar An enclosed railway goods wagon. CH Chassis A wheeled carriage onto which an ocean container is mounted for inland conveyance. CN Container Equipment item as defined by ISO for transport. It must be of: A) permanent character, strong enough for repeated use; B) designed to facilitate the carriage of goods, by one or more modes of transport, without intermediate reloading; C) fitted with devices for its ready handling, particularly. DPA Deadlight (panel) Self explanatory. EFP Exchangeable EUR flat pallet Self explanatory. EYP Exchangeable EUR Y box pallet Self explanatory. FPN Flat pallet EUR non exchangeable Self explanatory. FPR Flat pallet (railway property) non-exchangeable A non-exchangeable flat pallet owned by a railroad. FSU Forked support Self explanatory. LAR Lashing rope A rope for lashing cargo. LU Load/unload device on equipment A mechanical device used in the loading and/or unloading of cargo into and from transport equipment. MPA Movable panel Self explanatory. PA Pallet A platform on which goods can be stacked in order to facilitate the movement by a forklift or sling. PBP Identified private box pallet A box pallet identified as being privately owned. PFP Identified private flat pallet A flat pallet identified as being privately owned. PL Platform A piece of equipment normally having a flat surface, or prepared for carrying cargo with a specific shape. PPA Protecting panel Self explanatory. PST Portable stove A portable heating unit. RF Flat car A railway wagon without raised sides or ends. RG Reefer generator A generator used to control the temperature in temperature-controlled transport equipment. RGF Ground facility Storage tank or facility capable of receiving shipment of goods or commodity. RO Rope Rope used in the securing of cargo. | RR Rail car To identify that the equipment is a rail car. SCA Small container category A Self explanatory. SCB Small container category B Self explanatory. SCC Small container category C Self explanatory. SFA Stiffening ring of frame Self explanatory. SPP Identified special pallet A pallet identified as special. STR Strap A narrow strip of flexible material. SW Swap body Rectangular equipment unit without wheels, which can be mounted on a chassis or positioned on legs. TE Trailer A vehicle without motive power, designed for the carriage of cargo and to be towed by a motor vehicle. TP Tarpaulin Waterproof material, e.g. canvas, to spread over cargo to protect it from getting wet. TS Tackles [8030] Identification marks and numbers of loading tackle used (sheets, ropes, chains, etc.), as specified in DCU 9 to CIM Article 13; and of containers, as specified in Articles 5 and 10 of Annex III to CIM (CIM 17). TSU Tarpaulin support A device to support a tarpaulin. UL ULD (Unit load device) An aircraft container or pallet. 컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴

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