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Table 1 Frequencies per loss code (>3 %) – claim categories – claims 5,000 – 3,000,000 (USD), period: 2005–2014; Data source: (The Swedish Club 2016), p. 22

From: A decision model on the repair and maintenance of shipping containers

Claim Percentage [%] of all claims
Improper cargo handling, shore-side 14.50
Flooding of hold 13.36
Heavy weather 12.60
Poor monitoring/maintenance of reefer unit 7.25
Reefer mechanical failure 7.25
Leaking container 6.49
Improper cargo handling, shipside 6.11
Insufficient lashing/securing by shipper 4.58
Collision 3.82
Insufficient lashing/securing by stevedore 3.05