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Container – mobile aides for Hamburg bomb disposal unit

The task of the Hamburg bomb disposal unit When we hear bomb disposal, our first thought is: „Red wire or blue?“, but real life for the Hamburg bomb disposal unit looks very different. The Ministry of Interior and Sports is responsible for the disposal and destruction of all conventionally manufactured weapons, though they mostly deal with bombs from World War II. How the container fit in you can read at the end of this arcticle.

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A floating container right in front of the iCON office

When you live and work in Hamburg, a container is not an unusual sight. You see them on the streets, on ships on the river Elbe, and along construction sites and warehouses. An everyday sight that still manages to surprise and wow, is the view of the opposite riverbank and the harbor from the Landungsbrücken. There, units are piled up to huge stacks. Whether already loaded or still on the quay, containers are everywhere.

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iCON International Container Services at the Intermodal Europe 2017

iCON International Container Service at the Intermodal Europe 2017 Once again, Intermodal Europe was marked red in the iCON calendar. Preparations for the three-day event started early. With iCON staff there from the US, New Zealand and Hamburg, almost every office was represented.The logistics and container exhibition provides the perfect platform for us to strengthen existing partnerships and make new connections. Not solely a networking event, the Intermodal also offers interesting conferences and workshops. Everything on containers, transport and new developments in the sector.

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iCON at the MOPO team relay race

5x5k, 2050 teams, more than 10,000 finishers – and iCON in the thick of it! The team iCON participated with 5 runners in the MOPO Team-Run in Hamburg’s Central Park. Next to this sport event the idea was to have fun and enjoy a great evening with BBQ and drinks. For sure this event will be followed by many more its kind.

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The playground made out of a container

A container shows its versatility We’ve known for a long time that the standard sea container has more than one use. For example, in the industrial sector, containers are used in construction, while the building industry implements them as noise barriers. The path of the container to the playground was a little more rocky and the idea – like so many good ones –  was born from necessity.

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Coating of shipping and transport containers – new manufacturing guidelines in China starting 2017

Why a new color for container coating? Most standard sea containers are produced in China and to keep costs low, these containers have been painted with solvent-based paints for decades. With grave consequences for people and the environment. When the solvent-based paints evaporate, so called VOCs (Volatile Organic Components) are released. Through the evaporation of volatile substances while applying the paint to the container, gases escape into the atmosphere and attack the ozon layer. For the workers in the factory, there is a health hazard because the gases produced from the solvents can irritate the eyes, the lung tissue and the mucous membranes. VOCs have also been proven to have carcinogenic, teratogenic and mutagenic effects. This is why container manufacturers ...

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iCON storage container for the HSV

The green keepers of Hamburger Sport Verein (HSV) are upping their game with a storage container from iCON International Service GmbH. As part of the merger of talent development and the professional division of the HSV, additional sports- and training grounds have been built near the stadium at Volkspark. For their care and maintenance, additional equipment is needed, which is now stored dry and safely in the 40′ sea-container.

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iCON Tank Containers now running in virtual world of railways

iCON tank containers roll soon on the route network of virtual railway world. The freight cars of the company 3D train is equipped with the liquid containers of iCON International Container Service GmbH. The railroad enthusiastic players also have the option will now be offered to accept demanding challenges in the transport of liquid goods. Just like in real life, the iCON containers that deliver the best possible protection for the transport of high-quality fluids.

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