This guide provides different methods of lashing and how they can best suit and secure your cargo. We value your products and want them to arrive to your final destination in the safest way possible. By preventing sliding, shifting, and rolling of your cargo during the shipping process, we can ensure the best possible delivery at your destination.
What is a container lashing?
When containers are loaded on ships, it gets secured to the structure of the ship. Lashings help prevent the containers from moving or falling.
Why is securing your cargo important?
Improper securing can cause your container to slide, tip, roll, or fall which can cause damage to your contents. The point of securing your cargo is to keep the contents from shifting inside the container.
Some ways to help secure your cargo are:
Direct Lashing Against Sliding: Direct lashing against sliding is when anchor points on the cargo that can be used to secure the cargo directly to the base. This is important as it eliminates sliding for all sizes of cargo during transit.