INTERVIEW The extraction of shale oil and gas resources in North America has been nothing short of a revolution in the global energy industry. But what does it mean for petrochemical supply chains? Stuart Todd spoke to Agility’s Neil Moon to get an expert view
ASSOCIATION Switching to using LNG as a fuel for ships’ engines involves a lot more than just pulling up at a different pump. Those whose job it is to preserve the safety record of the LNG business are looking on with concern
CONTAINERS The draft CTU Code aims to provide a single guideline for packing cargo transport units safely for transport across the whole supply chain. But will shippers pay any more attention to this than existing guidelines?
RISK ASSESSMENT If the riskiest operations can be identified and addressed, then overall safety in the chemical transport sector can be improved. Cefic has come up with some useful and straightforward tips for those transporting chemicals
CONFERENCE REPORT Steel drum manufacturers from around the world gathered in Thailand last month to compare notes and see how the old workhorse of the oil industry is standing up against competing packaging formats and increasing environmental legislation