Article outlining all that we need to know about Dangerous Goods segregation.. Courtesy of Shashi Kallada – IMDG Code Compliance Centre
An article explaining all (well almost all) about Hazardous Cargo Freight and Global Transport..
Dangerous goods (also referred to as Hazardous Cargo) means the substances, materials and articles that are covered by the IMDG Code and is cargo that is considered to be hazardous because of its flammable, corrosive, poisonous nature or other properties..
Transnet National Ports Authority in South Africa has released procedures for movement of hazardous cargoes in port areas, classing dangerous goods for stay within the port..
The ports covered are Richards Bay, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Ngqura, East London, Mossel Bay, Cape Town & Saldanha Bay
In the aftermath of the RENA disaster, this article displays a few images to reiterate the importance of SOLAS..
A valid concern regarding the declaration and stowage of cargo on container ships.. There have been far too many incidents of late relating to ship accidents as can be seen from below infographic provided courtesy of WWF.. Carrier investigates whether box contents listed as household goods…
Vehicles with combustion engines to be shipped as Hazardous cargo It has been advised that as per IMDG Code Amendment 35, effective 1st January 2012, all equipment fitted with an internal combustion engine will fall within the scope of the IMDG Code and must be notified to carriers as dangerous goods, UN 3166, Class 9..…
A good example of what a container contains and why you should pay very close attention to what is declared by the shipper and why we should all be vigilant will be CLEAR after you read this post (http://mpoverello.wordpress.com/2011/10/22/why-is-this-cargo-container-emitting-so-much-radiation/) which appeared in Mike Poverello’s Customs Blog.. Seemingly simple but scary stuff..
Often when you contact a shipping line to book a hazardous cargo, one of the questions they would (or should) ask you is if you have an MSDS for the cargo.. What exactly is the MSDS..??
In Article 6 – Hazardous Cargo we discussed about the various types of hazardous cargoes and the labels and other information.. In this article, lets go through the actual process of how the hazardous cargo approval process works with the lines and port.. It starts with the client approaching the shipping line for hazardous cargo…