You will be required to comply with this standard if you operate a cargo ship or freighter.
The Container Convention applies to containers used in international or inter-State sea transport. It does not apply to containers that remain on a road or rail vehicle for the entire voyage.
Only containers that comply with the standards contained in the Container Convention can be approved for use in international or inter-state sea transport.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.