A new feature segregates dangerous goods
, preventing shippers from inadvertently packaging reactive materials together.
Of those accidents, seven resulted in a spillage of dangerous goods
, compared with two such incidents in 2012, the agency said.
Besides, it should be looked at an alternative location for storage of dangerous goods
produced locally, far away from settlements.
Last year, the department rejected 654 requests for Dangerous Goods
transportation and eight for the Firearms for a variety of reasons, including non-compliance of international and local rules and regulations.
He added: "The compliance rate by the cargo industry is very high and we are working to improve this further through creating industry awareness about the latest in Dangerous Goods
regulations and potential suspicious shipments.
To promote safety, facilitate trade, and improve the efficiency of hazardous materials transport, the United Nations (UN) Model Regulations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
provides a basis for regulations for all modes of transport, harmonized across international borders.
The reason for the classification of dangerous goods
in transport is that they might pose risks to people, property or the environment if an incident occurred during transport and the substance was exposed outside of its packaging.
SPECIALISED TRAINING COURSE the North East Chamber of Commerce has launched the Dangerous Goods
Safety Adviser (DGSA) training course
MANAMA: Bahrain has been chosen as a key regional hub for the transhipment of dangerous goods
in the Middle East.
The European Agreement concerning International Carriage of Dangerous Goods
by Inland Waterways (ADN) entered into force in February 2008.
Amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Act, 1992, have been introduced in the House of Commons.
Aeroflot Cargo was granted a license last week from the Chinese government allowing it to transport dangerous goods
into the nation.
ADR; applicable from 1 January 2007, European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods
by road; 2v.
Each cargo transport unit containing a hazardous material such as a freight container, flat trailer or other vehicle intended for transport by sea must be packed and/or loaded in accordance with the regulations defined in the International Maritime Dangerous Goods
The kiosk will provide information to passengers about the rules and regulations relating to hazardous and dangerous goods
and their carriage on aircraft.