Friday, August 7, 2020
Maritime News

Beirut Blast a Wake-Up Call on Dangers of Ammonium Nitrate, Experts Warn

By Maayan Lubell, Rami Ayyub and Katharine Houreld Aug 7 (Reuters) – The devastating explosion in Beirut should be a wake-up call for countries on the dangers of ammonium nitrate,...

August 7, 2020
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Friday, August 9, 2019
shipping containers
Maritime News

More Carriers to Fine Rogue Shippers for Misdeclared Goods in Containers

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Carriers are cracking down on rogue shippers by threatening significant financial penalties for misdeclared shipments, following a series of vessel fires. Evergreen was first...

August 9, 2019
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
maersk honam fire damage
Maritime News

Maersk Says New Dangerous Goods Guidelines to Improve Containership Safety After Maersk Honam Fire

The world’s top shipping line Maersk has implemented new guidelines on the stowage of dangerous goods after a review of its safety procedures in the aftermath of the devastating Maersk...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 2296

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
cheshire fire
Maritime News

INTERCARGO Calls for Corrective Action on Designation of Certain Fertilizer Cargo Under IMSBC Code

INTERCARGO, the international trade association representing the interests of dry cargo vessel owners, is calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to correct the designation of certain ammonium nitrate-based fertilizer...

September 4, 2018
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