TT Talk Edition 77 - 17/01/2006
TT Talk 77 (79 KB)
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The containerised supply chain is well-known for its complexity. TT Club is seeking to ‘call out’ any practice that may undermine safety and preclude certain of outcome within its ‘Cargo Integrity’ / #Fit4Freight campaign. Key targets inevitably relate to shipment, handling and carriage of dangerous goods.
Approaching a decade ago it became mandatory for all shore-side staff involved in dangerous goods transport by sea to have training. There's still too much to do!
Apart from the recent devastating explosion in Beirut, there has been a spate of ro-ro/car carrier fires in recent months, leading to fresh calls for improvements, scrutiny and control in relation to dangerous goods (DG). Container ship fires are always in mind.
Read more about TT's work in campaigning for more transparent and diligent handling of dangerous goods