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Updated guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in containers

The International Group of P&I Clubs and the shipping line members of the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) released a new set of guidelines for the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in containers on May 2016. The original guidelines have since been revised in light of new information concerning the carriage of calcium hypochlorite in a range of different circumstances.

IMO: Addressing hazardous cargoes

The safe carriage of potentially dangerous cargoes is the focus for the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC), which is meeting for its 3rd session at IMO Headquarters.

UK Club says mis-declared cargo cause 27% of incidents on ships

UK P&I Club Risk Assessor David Nichol discusses the carriage of dangerous goods and issues associated with mis-declaration. He says that according to latest figures, 27% of incidents in terms of detected causation are attributable to cargo being mis-declared, second only to poor packaging.