With the ever-increasing focus on care for the marine environment greater attention must be afforded to the particular risks associated with the transport of microplastic pellets.
The Cargo Integrity Group continues its efforts to underline the positive effects of the widespread use of guidance in the CTU Code.
TT Talk - Cargo packing matters
The next version of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG code), being Amendment 41-22, will shortly enter mandatory application.
TT Club now urges debate leading to a balanced, yet realistic awareness of the dangers, and a united approach to enhancing the safe carriage of lithium batteries.
Industry bodies unite in producing Guidelines for safe transport of Lithium-ion batteries in containers
TT Club and the other members of CINS have released joint guidelines around the safe transport of lithium-ion batteries.
TT Talk - Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors
The requirement for employers engaged in the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterway to appoint a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) was introduced from 1 January 2000, through EC Directive 96/35/EC
TT Club, UK P&I Club and Brookes Bell have issued a whitepaper highlighting the continuing safety threat created by transportation of lithium-ion batteries.
The Group publish updates to their container safety guidance to ensure increased integrity in the global supply chain
Global trade requires goods to circumnavigate the globe through different climatic zones, predominantly involving sea carriage. The standard general purpose freight container, while effective at protecting the cargo within, is unable to prevent the effects of ambient temperature fluctuations and the resultant condensation that this might cause in connection with certain cargo types.
Read more about the progress in dangerous good regulations ten years on from the MSC Flaminia disaster.