Monday, November 28, 2022

Hazardous Goods

Reiterating the importance of SOLAS

In the aftermath of the RENA disaster, this article displays a few images to reiterate the importance of SOLAS..

Participate in the flexitank debate!

Participate in the flexitank debate! Date: 03/07/2013 Source: TT Talk 176 Flexitanks have been around for decades, but their use has...

Eugen Maersk fire revives concerns about misdeclared cargo

A valid concern regarding the declaration and stowage of cargo on container ships.. There have been far too many incidents of late relating to...

Can you trust Safety Data Sheets..??

Abuse of Safety Data Sheets for cargo bookings is uncomfortably frequent. A recent TT Club claim relating to a fire onboard a ship highlighted...

What name should your cargo be known by in a hazardous shipment..??

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...

What does UN Number mean in haz cargo..??

Name: Ashwini Email: ashwinimodel@gmail.com Ask your question here..: every haz cargo has the UN NO NO.. WAT DOES IT MEAN? WAT VALUE DOES IT TAKE PLACE...

Carriage of dangerous goods by sea – documentation requirements

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..

Consequences of incorrect acceptance of hazardous cargo

In this blog, across the many articles that i have written, i have made several references to hazardous cargoes, documentation for hazardous cargoes, safety...

Vehicles with combustion engines to be shipped as Hazardous cargo

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,...

Undeclared hazardous cargo and its consequences

Please see below article pertaining to the grounding of the m.v.Rena off the coast of New Zealand which has now been found to have...

How to handle IMCO Class 1 cargo..

In my previous article Hazardous Cargo, we had a brief look into Class 1 cargoes.. Below is a guest post by Bentley Cook about...

Advance Manifest Information for shipments to EU

This is a guest post by Mike Poverello.. It is quite apparent that the mandatory requirement for advance manifest information is gaining momentum. Until now, RSA...

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