- This is because containers:
- secure high degree of cargo protection from physical damage;
- provide maintaining hermetically sealed airtight conditions and ensure long distance carriage of perishable cargo meeting strict temperature-humidity requirements;
- allow efficient intermodal carriage.
Wide range of containers distinguished by form, size and capacity may carry cargoes of different types, weight and volume. Basically 20ft or 40ft containers are used. They may be standard, high-cube, reefer, isolated/ventilated, open, tank, flat-rack, designed for bulk cargo.
Taking into account way of handling, transportation mode(s) and storage conditions AMT offers insurance protection for owners of container fleet against physical damage and/or civil liability arising from third party loss of life, bodily injury or property damage.Scope of cover:
- loss of or damage to a container including theft;
- third party loss of life, bodily injury or property damage;
- proportion of general average contribution charges relating to the insured container;
- costs associated with accident investigation;
- sue and labour.
- type, size and value of container fleet;
- operating conditions;
- trading area / routing pattern;
- mode of transport.