Kim Jefferies

Kim Jefferies

Kim Jefferies is Special Adviser at Gard P&I Club. After 22 years working in insurance claims, she is now working full time in the Loss Prevention group as Editor of Gard's digital publication "Insight". Her passion is to reduce plastic in the ocean through working to minimize the risk of spills of pre-production plastic pellets (nurdles) and continuing to support the Gard our Oceans employee initiative to clean the local coastline as part of the Hold Norge Rent (Keep Norway Beautiful) national beach cleaning days.

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Marine carriage of nurdles will be regulated

To reduce the risk of large nurdle spills experienced in recent years, the regulatory work is now focusing on packaging requirements for plastic pellets within the freight container, notification to the carrier so that containers containing plastic pellets can be identified quickly to aid recovery, and stowage requirements for containers containing plastic pellets, argues Mrs. Kim Jefferies, Special Adviser, Arendal. 

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