Standard DNV Offshore CCU’s
Cargostore Worldwide supplies a full range of DNV 2.7-1 certified offshore containers for offshore projects, with no minimum rental period. Also called Cargo Carrying Units (or CCU’s) Cargostore has depots around the globe ready to deliver units at a moment’s notice.
We also provide offshore container modifications to specification. These can be certified to meet the DNV 2.7-1 standard.
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What is a CCU?
A CCU stands for ‘Cargo Carrying Unit’ and is a term commonly used in offshore shipping to describe the special type of hard wearing shipping container that is used to take goods to offshore platforms.
These containers are required to be manufactured to a high standard and achieve a DNV 2.7-1 safety rating. This is so anyone using the container knows that it will withstand being banged against the side of ships or offshore platforms when it is being transfered from one offshore object (ie a ship) to another (ie an offshore oil rig or wind turbine generator platform).
It is for that reason that you will often see a shipping container being called a ‘DNV 20ft Closed CCU’ for example. The ‘DNV’ shows users the container is certified. ’20ft’ shows the size, ‘closed’ shows what type of container it is, and ‘CCU’ refers to it being for offshore use.
To learn more, you may like our article ‘What is a DNV Container‘ which explains more about offshore CCU’s.