Links to Regulators

International Governmental Organizations

The Institute of International Container Lessors (IICL)

is the leading trade association of the container and chassis leasing industry. It sets standards for container repairs and standards and is  active in governmental, regulatory, customs, tax, and educational, technological and environmental fields.

https://www.iicl.org/about/index.cfm

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

IMO – the International Maritime Organization – is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships.

Current Awareness Bulletin

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of International Standards.

Container Standards

World Customs Organization
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is the only intergovernmental organization exclusively focused on Customs matters. With its worldwide membership, the WCO is now recognised as the voice of the global Customs community.

World Trade Organization
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.

UNCTAD- Review of Maritime Transport 2015

U.S. Coast Guard
Promulgates and enforces regulations for CSC and ACEP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Promulgates and enforces regulations for Instruments of International Traffic and supply chain security.

MAF and Bio Security NZ

All containers, with or without cargo, imported into New Zealand must meet biosecurity requirements to prevent the introduction of pests and diseases. MPI can help importers meet these requirements.

https://mpi.govt.nz/importing/border-clearance/containers-and-cargo/Bio Security Standards