As a result of escalating concerns over the consequences of global climate change, various regulatory frameworks have emerged. As scientific consensus solidifies around the human influence on rising temperatures, policymakers worldwide are facing an urgent mandate to design and implement measures that curtail carbon emissions, promote sustainable practices, and safeguard vulnerable ecosystems.
TT Talk - Port and terminal security
Security is key for container terminals and ports generally. The threat horizon is vast, incorporating cargo theft, illicit trades, alongside operational safety and the prevention of terrorist attacks. Inevitably, account is needed of both land and water interfaces.
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
Read more about the frequently emphasised topic of due diligence
Read more about how transport and logistics insurer, TT Club, advises on container utilisation
TT Club addresses key issues ahead of a key IMO safety sub-committee
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.
TT Club explores the risks of contracting on full liability terms
TT Club endorses an important warehouse whitepaper on 'storage and handling of Dangerous Goods in preparation for, or after, sea-transport' issued by four industry organisations.