Terms & Glossaries of Shipping and Trading

Tank Container

A specialised liquid bulk container used for the transportation of fluids. It is essentially a big cylinder inside an ISO-sized frame made to allow stacking.

What is Tank Container?

A tank container is a type of shipping container that is designed to transport liquids, gases, and powders in bulk. It consists of a tank that is mounted within a standard ISO shipping container frame. Tank containers are used to transport a wide range of products, including chemicals, food products, and hazardous materials. They are designed to be loaded and unloaded quickly and easily, and can be transported by road, rail, or sea. Tank containers are built to strict safety standards, with features such as pressure relief valves and spill containment systems to ensure the safe transport of their contents.