is defined as an article of transport equipment:
(a) of a permanent character and accordingly strong enough to be suitable for repeated use;
(b) specially designed to facilitate the transport of goods, by one or more modes of transport, without intermediate reloading;
(c) designed to be secured and/or readily handled, having corner fittings for these purposes;
(d) of a size such that the area enclosed by the four outer bottom corners is either:
(i) at least 14m2 (150 ft2) or
(ii) at least 7m2 (75 ft2) if it is fitted with top corner fittings.
The term ‘container’ includes neither vehicles or packaging. However, containers, when carried on chassis, are included.