IRS completes prototype testingofindigenously manufactured containers

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) has completed the prototype testing of indigenously manufactured containers in accordance with the Inter­na­tional Marine Organisation (IMO) International Convention for Safe Con­tai­ners (CSC). In 2021, the IRS launched the service to provide certification of marine containers by the Directorate General of Shipping, Gov­ernment of India to undertake inspection and certification of containers as per the IMO International CSC.