IMDG Code book

IMDG Code, 2016 Edition Amendment 38-16

As you may be aware, the IMO, has announced that the IMDG Code, 2016 Edition comes into force on 1 January 2018 for two years..

During 2017, shippers and carriers may opt to use the provisions of IMDG Code 38th amendment (38-16) or 37th Amendment (37-14)..

Currently the IMDG Code 2014 Edition which came into force on 1st January 2016 is being used and the IMDG Code Supplement, 2014 Edition will remain valid until further notice..

So what is this IMDG Code 38th amendment (38-16) all about..??

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The Prophet of Doom and the IMDG code

From time to time, some people come into your life to make a deep impact.. While it is customary to write about the positive impact that some people make on your life, some times, we must also talk about people that create a misguided and negative impact in people’s life..

But some times, we must also talk about people that create a misguided and negative impact in people’s life..

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Shipping and Freight Resource is participating in the South African Blog Awards 2016

Dear readers I am pleased to announce that my blog Shipping and Freight Resource is in the running for the South African Blog Awards 2016..

The blog will compete in the category for Best Educational Blog.. I need your help to win this..

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carrier refuses to show commercial and sales information on the bill of lading

Help, carrier refuses to show details that I want on the bill of lading

Carrier refuses to show details relating to commercial and sales information of the cargo on the bill of lading.. Are they being pedantic or are they right..??

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future of shipping

The future of shipping – conventional or technological ??

Whether for better or worse, technology has touched and revolutionized almost all aspects of human life and business.. Shipping and freight industry has also been touched by this technological developments under both mechanical and digital category..

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Issues due to lack of understanding of transport requirements

On this blog and many others, the issues surrounding VGM (I can hear people say “yawn”) and its relationship or requirement for safety has been discussed at length.. Even though it has been repeated several times, it is no yawning matter and it seems that there is still a lack of basic understanding of the…

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5 strategies to get the best sea freight quote and carrier

5 strategies to get the best sea freight quote and carrier

Sea Freight Quotations – I hear some freight estimators across the globe let out a collective sigh when this topic is mentioned.. Is the importance of complexities of a sea freight quotation exaggerated..??

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