415 million containers load and discharge ships globally every year. The vast majority of containers use twistlocks to keep them on board ships while at sea. Handling of twistlocks is dangerous, time consuming work and costs shipping companies and terminal operators billion annually.
The Universal Container Locking System (UCLS) is a truly automated, fully integrated container twistlock system for
shipping containers. UCLS equipped containers will significantly improve safety, environmental sustainability and productivity while converting twistlock handling costs into savings for the entire container transport community : Vessel Operators, Terminal Operators, Railroads, Road Transport.