Are table tennis balls considered Dangerous Goods..?? You may wonder why is this even a question as it is a teeny tiny table tennis that many people from children to adults use in schools, colleges, resorts, community centers etc etc.. Well, as per Shashi Kallada this question has been asked many times by shippers, […]
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This is a question that I have received a couple of times on my blog and I was quite happy when I saw Shashi Kallada covered this question elaborately on his blog (IMDG Code Compliance Centre)..
Today I am sharing the answer to this question with all of you below..
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
Proper Shipping Name, Technical Name, Chemical Name, Trade Name are some of the names your cargo is classified into when shipping hazardous cargo.. A lot of improper declarations and incorrect names are known to have been used when filling out a hazardous request/declaration.. What name should your cargo be known by in a hazardous shipment..?? […]
There have been many many instances of damage to ship, cargo and lives due to the improper declaration and handling of dangerous goods (hazardous cargo)..
Through this very important article I hope to give a clear picture on the documentary requirements from a shipping perspective and the process of the hazardous cargo applications and the declarations that go with it..
Please read carefully and share with all the people involved in the handling and transportation of such goods..
In this blog, across the many articles that i have written, i have made several references to hazardous cargoes, documentation for hazardous cargoes, safety measure for hazardous cargoes, and consequences of non-declaration of hazardous cargoes etc.. I cannot emphasise this topic enough because it is just so important.. Here is a real life case where […]