Two new initiatives show how the box shipping industry is now working together to tackle a major safety issue for ships and crews.
Fires onboard containerships continue to make the headlines, with costly and sometimes tragic consequences. Indeed, so bad has the problem become that carriers and forwarders have warned shippers of the potential consequences of hazardous or dangerous cargo being mis-declared.
Dangerous goods, particularly when not properly identified or accounted for, …
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