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Shipping containers and intermodal equipment are everywhere: making sure they are fit for service is a responsibility and a global on-going task. RINA SERVICES (Intermodal) offers evaluation and CSC certification of second hand for containers and shipper owners and shelters.

The in-service container certification is provided in accordance to CSC requirements for international overseas transport.


Every year RINA SERVICES (Intermodal) inspects and renews CSC Safety Approval for more than 150.000 containers worldwide.

Our container certification services include technical specifications review, drawings audit and evaluation of container components and spares for the container industry, including flooring, closing systems, coating, decals, welding.

We also extend type approvals and confirm CSC validity further to design change to special purpose containers, such as laboratories, accommodation units and portable units.

Our experienced inspectors and engineers provide qualified services, thanks to their expertise in shipping containers, intermodal transport, manufacturing conditions, welding, protective treatments, repairs criteria, metallurgy and coating. We guarantee a fast and accurate service focused at ensuring the units meet required standards.


Our inspection team is aimed at the accreditation and ISO and CSC container certification, not belonging to fleets, managed by ship-owners or leasing companies. We guarantee instant quotations and fast completion of the service, and periodical certificates issued within 24 hours after inspection completion.

From Client’s official work-order, the completion of the service is guaranteed within 3 working days, if location is included in RINA SERVICES’ covered ports and hubs.

Thanks to our capillary presence worldwide, RINA SERVICES (Intermodal) has several qualified surveyor​s strategically located in the major ports and hubs in Italy, Europe, Middle East and China.

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