The meaning of Declare (verb) is to make known or state clearly, especially in explicit or formal terms; to announce officially; proclaim; to state emphatically; to manifest; reveal; show; When none of the above happens, it is termed as “to misdeclare” or “misdeclaration“.. … Read more here..
Undeclared or misdeclared hazardous goods (Dangerous Goods) have been the bane of many vessel operators and shipping lines since the start of carriage of hazardous goods on ships.. The incidents … Read more here..
“A day in the life of…..” is a series of posts which covers activities that happens in a typical day in the life of one of the many on shore … Read more here..
In the past few years, we have seen a large number of maritime disasters such as catastrophic fires onboard ships mostly due to misdeclared and undeclared dangerous goods. Some of … Read more here..
Gatvol (ˈxʌtˌfɒl) is a commonly used South African term meaning “fed up” or “I have had it up to here”.. This is seems to be the mood in the Hapag … Read more here..
Many business owners jump straight into nationwide and international shipments — even with potentially hazardous goods. Yet, with your venture being liable if things go wrong, it’s necessary to continually … Read more here..
On this blog there are many articles relating to hazardous goods or dangerous goods, various types of hazardous cargoes and other information relating to the shipping of this special cargo.. It … Read more here..
Hazardous goods can be defined as materials or items with hazardous properties which if not properly controlled, may present a potential hazard to human and animal health and safety, the … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..