DENIALMaritime carriers can – and often do – impose restrictions on the carriage of dangerous goods over and above the provisions of the IMDG Code, which can lead to frustration on the part of shippers.
STABILITY The Dutch company Accede BV, represented by its director and inventor Erik Eenkhoorn, will be present again this year at the Expo PetroTrans event in Germany with its highly innovative Cairbag system
EHS Recent changes to the provisions for the classification and transport of environmentally hazardous substances have caused confusion for shippers and carriers. UK authorities are offering some guidance on how to comply
ROLLOVERSConcerned at the seemingly irreducible number of incidents involving tank truck rollovers, and the consequent toll of injury, death and environmental pollution, FMCSA has launched a rollover prevention video for drivers
CONFERENCE REPORTThere is a new generation of dangerous goods specialists coming through – and about time, too. They need to be brought up to speed on how things are done and, importantly, why they are done that way
EXPANSIONHaving recently signalled its intention to stage an initial public offering in the not too distant future, Univar has further expanded its geographical reach with the opening of new arms in Egypt and the Baltic States