Cargo misdeclaration is nothing new to shipping and has been continuing for years especially in containerised shipments for various reasons.. Apart from the loss of millions of dollars worth of … Read more here..
Digitisation, Digitalisation, Digital Transformation are some buzz words that have recently taken the shipping and freight industry by storm.. Let’s take a quick look at what these terms mean and … 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..
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..
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 … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..
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 … Read more here..