LITHIUM BATTERIES The importance of the hazards posed by lithium batteries in the air transport chain can be gauged from the turnout at a recent two-day workshop organised by IATA. There were some surprises in store for attendees
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued three recommendations to reduce the impact of in-flight fires aboard cargo aircraft, saying that current fire protection regulations are inadequate.
CONFERENCE REPORT The theme for COSTHA’s 2012 annual forum was ‘The Quest for Global Compliance’. The fellowship of delegates had plenty of expert guides to lead them on that voyage, with a few stops along the way for refreshments
CONFERENCE REPORT The transport of hazardous materials is generally a safe business but improvements can always be made. This year’s DGAC conference heard from the US regulators on the plans they have for
INSPECTION PHMSA’s notorious enhanced inspection rulemaking has been finalised. Is it as far-reaching as industry fears or is it, as PHMSA insists, a sensible measure to improve the safety of packaged goods in transport?