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8053 Equipment type code qualifier [C]
Desc: Code qualifying a type of equipment.
AA Ground equipment
Ground equipment being fuelled or serviced.
Chain used in the securing of cargo.
AD Temperature recorder
Temperature recorder to provide a record of the actual
AE Body trailer
The part of the vehicle where the cargo is loaded.
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
AI Vessel hold
A compartment forming part of a transport vessel.
AJ Flat rack
Type of open container used for carrying objects.
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
+ 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.
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
Flat bottomed inland cargo vessel for canals and rivers
with or without own propulsion for the purpose of
transported goods. (Synonym: Lighter).
An enclosed railway goods wagon.
A wheeled carriage onto which an ocean container is
mounted for inland conveyance.
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)
EFP Exchangeable EUR flat pallet
EYP Exchangeable EUR Y box pallet
FPN Flat pallet EUR non exchangeable
FPR Flat pallet (railway property) non-exchangeable
A non-exchangeable flat pallet owned by a railroad.
FSU Forked support
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
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.
A piece of equipment normally having a flat surface, or
prepared for carrying cargo with a specific shape.
PPA Protecting panel
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.
Rope used in the securing of cargo.
| RR Rail car
To identify that the equipment is a rail car.
SCA Small container category A
SCB Small container category B
SCC Small container category C
SFA Stiffening ring of frame
SPP Identified special pallet
A pallet identified as special.
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.
A vehicle without motive power, designed for the
carriage of cargo and to be towed by a motor vehicle.
Waterproof material, e.g. canvas, to spread over cargo
to protect it from getting wet.
 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
TSU Tarpaulin support
A device to support a tarpaulin.
UL ULD (Unit load device)
An aircraft container or pallet.
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