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Road cleared after dangerous goods truck crashes  Otago Daily Times

A recovery crew was called to remove items from a dangerous goods truck which ran off the road on the Lindis Pass this morning, injuring the driver. A police ...


Dangerous goods regulations updated  Railway Gazette International

INTERNATIONAL: The latest version of the Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail came into force on January 1....


No dangerous goods on derailed train in central Alberta: CN Rail  Global News

Twenty-eight cars derailed, most of which were carrying wheat, according to the company.


Amazon US introduces ‘dangerous’ goods fee  Economic Times

SEATTLE: Amazon appears to be discouraging its sellers who use the Fulfillment by Amazon programme from sending more dangerous items into its ...


Identify and protect against dangerous goods with Brady's solutions  Oil Review Africa

Brady Corporation has offered a number of solutions to help manage dangerous goods, including transport signs, visual tagging, floor marking, spill control and ...


Lufthansa Cargo launches its own dangerous goods app  Air Cargo World

This week, Lufthansa Cargo deepened its foray into the digitalization of its operations with the launch of a dangerous goods declarations (DGD) app, ...


UN Transport of Dangerous Goods Committee Adopts IPPIC Proposal  Ink World Magazine

A proposal developed by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council was recently adopted at the United Nations' Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport ...


PACTL becomes the first terminal to utilise IATA's Dangerous Goods Autocheck  Air Cargo News

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co Ltd (PACTL) has become the first air cargo facility to introduce IATA's Dangerous Goods (DG) ...


Is Terrace prepared for a rail disaster?  Terrace Standard

The City of Terrace is reviewing its emergency response procedures to railway accidents after a resident voiced concern over the increased shipment of ...


Clean-up set to begin at toxic dump sites  The Age

The clean-up of eight toxic waste dump sites in the city's north is set to begin at the end of January as authorities identify some of the 1.5 million litres of ...


Packing a punch  Automotive Logistics

As electric cars become a mass-market reality, Automotive Logistics considers some of the ways their batteries can safely be packaged in the supply chain.


How jet fuel is transported is reviewed annually: Trucking association president  KitchenerToday.com

50000 litres of jet fuel spilled onto the 401 Sunday causing a lengthy closure.


Ship loses 270 containers, some with hazardous goods, in North Sea  Vanguard

Up to 270 containers at least one transporting dangerous materials fell off a cargo ship in a storm on its way from Belgium to Germany, the German Maritime ...


Amazon is making it more expensive to fulfill 'dangerous' items in its warehouses weeks after a can of bear spray exploded and injured dozens of workers  INSIDER

Amazon announced it will introduce a new fee for sellers using its Fulfillment by Amazon program and who want to store and fulfill "dangerous" items like ...


Hactl Hosts 12th Annual International Forklift and Pallet Building Competition  Global Trade Magazine

"Hactl's annual competition puts a light-hearted, friendly and competitive face on a serious message: that safety in the air cargo workplace is paramount."


Local News Briefs: Ashcroft features in new movie  Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal

Plus workshops, a concert, a hockey fundraiser, grants, a health care survey, and much more.


Amazon announces dangerous-goods fee  WJXT News4JAX

Amazon will soon be introducing a new fee for sellers who use the Fulfillment by Amazon programme from sending "dangerous" items like aerosol cans and ...


'Concerning amount' of dangerous chemicals found at warehouses in northern suburbs  The Age

Security remains at an Epping warehouse and three Campbellfield warehouses after the EPA discovered dangerous liquid chemicals stored at the sites on ...


'Complete disregard for safety': Toxic chemicals dumped in city's north  The Age

A massive stockpile of toxic chemicals uncovered in the city's north is under 24-hour guard amid concerns a fire at the site could dwarf the damage caused by ...


Freight train derailment cancels service on Metra's Heritage Corridor line for afternoon  Chicago Tribune

Heritage Corridor line *service* between Joliet and Chicago, canceled Monday morning because of a freight train derailment east of Lemont, also will not run ...


AirBridgeCargo sees cargo volumes increase by 2% in 2018 ǀ Air Cargo News  Air Cargo News

AirBridgeCargo recorded a 2% increase in cargo volumes to more than 700000 tonnes in 2018 driven by growth in special cargoes and additional...


Nitrotec issued with CTPP | News  gasworld

Design and engineering company Nitrotec has been approved by INMETRO to manufacture dangerous cargo transport tanks and semi-trailers for cryogenic ...


Crews still battling fire aboard massive Halifax-bound container ship  CTV News

HALIFAX -- Crews working to extinguish a fire that's been burning for four days aboard a large container ship off Canada's east coast are facing some big ...


ProShip Stays Ahead of Hazmat Compliance in Partnership with Labelmaster  Business Wire

BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProShip, Inc., a Neopost company and leader in logistics software and supply chain solutions, today announced its ...


Essex Chambers launch new Dangerous Goods service  Essex Magazine

Essex Chambers of Commerce have today announced the launch of their new Dangerous Goods *Service* to be run in partnership with Logicom Hub. Logicom ...


Amazon Now Targeting Sellers That Ship Unsafe Packages to Warehouses  ICC's Regulatory Blog

With the holiday season many of us are opting out of the busy malls and stores, and simply shopping from the comfort of our own homes. To make this option ...


Residents want crackdown on truckers' dangerous rat run  The Weekly Times

IPSWICH City Council is investigating claims from Goodna residents that heavy vehicle drivers are taking a potentially dangerous shortcut on their way to the ...


Netherlands Seeks Damages for MSC Zoe Cargo Cleanup  The Maritime Executive

Authorities in the Netherlands intend to seek damages from number-two ocean carrier MSC for the clea...


PHMSA Releases NPRM to Harmonize with International Standards  Lexology

On November 27, 2018, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) aimed at…


Crews still battling fire aboard massive container ship  Canadian Occupational Safety

HALIFAX (CP) — Crews working to extinguish a fire that's been burning for four days aboard a large container ship off Canada's east coast are facing some big ...


Hazardous Materials and Trade Regulations 2019  The National Law Review

Highlighting hazardous materials protections, FAST act implementation, breach gaps, international trade, and trade blocks and modification of the NAFTA deal.


Crackdown coming for toxic-waste polluters  The Age

Rogue operators who stockpile toxic chemicals are facing a crackdown following the discovery of a massive illicit chemical waste dumping operation linked to ...


Record amount of Canadian oil exported by rail raises safety concerns  Global News

WATCH: The amount of oil being shipped in Canada by rail has skyrocketed recently to record levels, experts say, and as Heather Yourex-West reports, that's ...


'You don't throw acetone away if it's clean' - why this waste is so dangerous  The Age

Initial searches have detected common solvent acetone in the 1.2 million litres of chemical waste uncovered in industrial-sized bins and drums found in factories ...


Public demands tough take on toxic breaches  The Age

Public expectations have increased over penalties for chemical rogue operators.


'Illegal' chemical stockpiles prompt WorkSafe review of penalties  ABC News

The Victorian Government orders a review into increased jail terms and fines to crack down on people illegally storing chemicals, after the discovery of several ...


Looking Forward to 2019  ICC's Regulatory Blog

At the start of each new year lots of things are said about changes to make in order for the next year to be better. Many make resolutions about losing weight or ...


Rejected shipment, but nothing is wrong  ICC's Regulatory Blog

Check out this weekly regulatory blog for a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in the world of dangerous goods repacking. This is a fun, and informal recap ...


Giant freighter loses in the stormy North sea 270 Container contains dangerous goods  The Crypto Coin Discovery

In the Netherlands were already flushed with numerous Container, on the German side, the vigilance is now growing. After the sinking of a giant freighter in the ...


Small businesses fear cost of EU clampdown on unsafe goods  Financial Times

Businesses from the US, Canada, Japan and dozens of other countries will be banned from selling many types of goods to the EU unless they appoint a ...


Dutch, Germans recover cargo lost by container ship  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Cargo lost by a container ship in a North Sea storm has started washing up on a German island, while soldiers have arrived to help clean up beaches on Dutch ...


'Disaster in waiting' as probe starts into transport of toxic chemicals  The Age

Investigators are probing how millions of litres of toxic chemicals were able to be transported covertly to illicit dumps in the city's north and west amid concerns ...


22-car train derailment at Calgary rail yard poses no risk to public: fire department  CBC.ca

A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed in a southeast Calgary rail yard Sunday morning.


Customers set to benefit from air freight digitisation as ABC becomes latest to monitor cargo with IoT  The Loadstar

Shippers and forwarders are set to benefit from the digitisation that is creeping into the air freight industry. The latest move comes from AirBridgeCargo (ABC), ...


Fire caused by lithium batteries: It's high time to manage risks  Gulf Times

In 2011, there was a crash of a South Korean airline Asiana B747F following a fire in the cargo compartment. The aircraft was carrying a large automotive lithium ...


2 freight trains derail east of Portage la Prairie, Man.  CBC.ca

Two freight trains derailed east of Portage la Prairie Thursday morning.


Melbourne chemical stockpiles under guard  Blue Mountains Gazette

Giant containers of dangerous toxic waste stacked to the ceilings of four Melbourne warehouses are being guarded around the clock. The liquid chemicals were ...


IRS And Marijuana - Reefer Madness - Tax Court Harborside Decision  Forbes

Controlled substance schedule still leaves the "h" in marihuana and the tax treatment of the state-legal business is about that up to date.


How to Sell, Donate or Recycle Your Stuff  The New York Times

If you are starting the new year by saying goodbye to some of your less-than-favorite possessions you might be wondering: Now what? Here's how to get rid of it ...


Power bank explodes on Royal Brunei Airlines flight, passengers unharmed - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

All passengers and crew of a Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) flight where a power bank reportedly exploded mid-flight are unharmed, the Bruneian national carrier ...


Dangerous goods in spotlight after deadly 407 crash - 680 NEWS  680 News

A deadly tanker truck crash on Highway 407 has put the spotlight once again on the safety of transporting dangerous goods like fuel on busy GTA roads. Nov 01 ...


US seeks input on GHS and transport of dangerous goods  Chemical Watch

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Osha) will hold a public meeting on 13 November to discuss proposals ahead of the 36th session of the ...


Maersk adds new guidelines to dangerous goods stowage  Supply Chain Dive

Calling the principles "Risk-Based Dangerous Goods Stowage," Maersk reviewed more than 3,000 United Nations numbers of hazardous materials, along with ...


Canada sees info 'gaps' about dangerous goods moving through North  CBC.ca

The federal government says it doesn't know enough about how, when and where dangerous goods move through the Canadian North, highlighting the ...


Dangerous Goods Industry Survey Identifies Global Compliance Challenges  Business Wire

Labelmaster's 2018 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook identifies how organizations approach hazmat shipping and the challenges they face.


Maersk Overhauls Dangerous Goods Stowage Rules  The Maritime Executive

In the wake of the deadly fire aboard the Maersk Honam, Maersk Line has revised its guidelines for t...


Transportation of dangerous goods  American Journal of Transportation

In this day and age, the world seems much smaller than it was even 50 years ago. Information travels incredibly fast but that's not all. Today, you can ship almost ...


Semi transporting dangerous goods rear-ended by another semi  CTV News

A semi transporting dangerous goods was rear-ended by another semi on Highway 11 south of Saskatoon Friday night, resulting in a temporary road closure.


Transportation of dangerous goods leads to thousands in fines  Hawkesbury Gazette

The transportation of aerosol cans more than 32000kg has resulted in a driver, consignor and transport company being fined thousands of dollars.


Russian ships secretly transporting hazardous goods in Danish waters  The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

Vessel chartered by Russian defence failed to inform Danish maritime authorities about its dangerous cargo. Russian ships secretly transporting hazardous ...


What Ottawa has done to improve rail transport of dangerous goods  Toronto Star

Transport Canada has taken significant actions to further improve the safety of transporting dangerous goods by rail in the areas of prevention, effective ...


Gaps on the movement of dangerous goods in Northern Canada  HazMat Management Magazine

As reported by the The Canadian Press, the Canadian federal government says it doesn't know enough about how, when, and where dangerous goods move ...


Dangerous Goods Industry Survey Identifies Compliance Challenges  HazMat Management Magazine

Labelmaster (a U.S.-based provider of labels, packaging and technology related to the transport of dangerous goods and hazardous materials), recently ...


Dangerous goods and our lack of bypass tunnels  Coffs Coast Advocate

I HAVE lived within 120 metres of the highway near the Big Banana for over 20 years. The announcement of funding for the Coffs bypass was music to my ears.


Staying in Compliance with Dangerous Goods Regulations Is Quite Challenging  Material Handling & Logistics

Shipping dangerous goods is complex, high-risk and full of regulations. That much you probably already knew. But according to a recent study, “2018 Global ...


Most dangerous rail tank cars to be off Canadian tracks sooner with new timelines: Garneau  Global News Montréal

The rail tank cars least likely to survive a crash will be off Canadian railway tracks years sooner than originally planned.


Transport of dangerous substances needs to be tightened  Viet Nam News

The National Committee for Traffic Safety has asked the Government to direct authorised agencies to strengthen inspections on the transport of dangerous ...


IATA Electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration INFr8 (eDGD)  ICC's Regulatory Blog

New IATA software allows shippers of dangerous goods to digitally create and send electronic Dangerous Goods Declarations (eDGD).


Do Dangerous Goods Belong on Driverless Vehicles?  Occupational Health and Safety

Based on the current state of autonomous vehicles, we presume that while an employee may not “drive” the truck, a “safety engineer,” “operator,” or “attendant” ...


Dangerous goods at West Footscray fire site evaded detection - Star Weekly  Star Weekly

Communities living near Melbourne's industrial areas could be sitting on a ticking time bomb, with authorities conceding the business at the centre of West ...


Thousands of dangerous goods seized in Vic  Courier Mail

More than 10000 dangerous products have been seized by Victorias consumer watchdog in the lead up to Christmas.


Lufthansa Cargo continues to invest in digital with dangerous goods capabilities  Air Cargo News

Lufthansa Cargo has become the world's first cargo airline to make an application available for the digital creation of the dangerous goods...


SGR starts ferrying dangerous goods on rise of freight trains  Business Daily

The standard gauge railway's (SGR) freight *service* has started transporting dangerous cargo from Mombasa port to the inland container depot (ICD) in.


Marketplace giants sign EU pledge to remove dangerous goods faster  TechCrunch

Ecommerce giants Alibaba, Amazon, eBay and Rakuten have agreed to speed up the removal of dangerous goods being sold on their online marketplaces ...


How to Document Weights on Dangerous Goods/HazMat Transport Paperwork  HazMat Management Magazine

International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Maritime Organization (IMO), Tile 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), ...


World's First Electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration Handled at Frankfurt Airport  AviationPros.com

Lufthansa Cargo, using the INFr8 platform, has handled the world's first dangerous goods shipment with an electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) at ...


Ronald McDonald house evacuated due to 'dangerous goods' call  Saskatoon Star-Phoenix

Emergency crews are on scene at the Ronald McDonald House in Saskatoon after a report of "dangerous goods" at the building on Thursday.


RSA-TALKE opens new dangerous goods warehouse in JAFZA  Logistics Middle East

With the completion of the warehouse, installation work will begin on a filling station for transferring chemicals of various hazard classes into drums and IBCs.


Turkmenistan approves rules of road transportation of dangerous goods  AzerNews

The list of dangerous goods allowed for road transportation and the rules of transportation have been approved by the decree of the president of Turkmenistan, ...


Maersk implements new guidelines on dangerous goods stowage  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

After a thorough review of current safety practices and policies in the stowage of dangerous cargo, Maersk has now completed implementation of new guidelines ...


Warning of "fake and dangerous" goods when Christmas shopping  Eagle Radio

Counterfeit goods can be made with inferior or dangerous materials, and the profits may help to fund criminal activity. Hampshire County Council's Trading ...


First responders get lesson on railway cars carrying dangerous goods  CBC.ca

First responders were given a lesson Wednesday on what to do in the case of a railway accident involving dangerous goods. The event took place at the Essex ...


World Aviation Safety Summit to Establish Dangerous Goods Handling Strategies  AviationPros.com

Oct. 17, 2018, Dubai, UAE: The sixth annual World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS) will provide a focus on approaches for handling dangerous goods, ...


How to deal with dangerous goods: Consumer expert explains your rights when items are recalled  Mirror Online

From BMW cars that suddenly stalled to Whirlpool dryers that bust in to flames, product recalls are a serious business - this is what you need to know.


WCS 2018: IATA launches digital tools for dangerous goods declarations  Air Cargo World

DALLAS – It was a busy conference for dangerous goods (DG) last week at IATA's World Cargo Symposium. In an effort to encourage electronic management ...


Govt working on comprehensive law for transporting hazardous goods  BusinessLine

Different rules and regulations of various ministries make it difficult for effective implementation of the law.


Completion date set for EU dangerous goods training business July 20, 2018 10:40  The Nation

German International Cooperation (GIZ) says it expects to complete its training project for freight transport and logistics in dangerous goods in more than 80 ...


Nigeria set to enforce safety code on dangerous goods, says NIMASA  Guardian Nigeria

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Friday said the country was set to implement safety code on dangerous goods to enhance ...


The NTC launches Edition 7.6 of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code - Transport - Australia  Mondaq News Alerts

The National Transport Commission launched the new edition of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code on 1 July 2018. The new edition contains changes ...


Frankfurt Airport, Lufthansa handle world's first dangerous goods shipment  Airport Technology

Lufthansa Cargo has handled the dangerous goods shipment with an electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) at Frankfurt Airport.


Tirwin pacts with US maritime body to provide dangerous goods code training  BusinessLine

City-based Tirwin Management Services (P) Ltd, a training and consultancy firm, has partnered with International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods ...


Officer punched during operation, targeting dangerous goods transportation, near Singleton  The Singleton Argus

A MAN has been charged with assaulting police during a joint operation targeting the transportation of dangerous goods in the Hunter.


Consignor, transport company in dangerous goods penalty  Australasian Transport News

New South Wales Police reports a driver, consignor and transport company were recently penalised for offences relating to the transportation of dangerous goo.


CP Rail manager guilty after train carrying dangerous goods left unattended  Columbia Valley Pioneer

A CP Rail manager, who directed staff to leave a train parked east of Revelstoke without hand brakes in Feb. 2015, has been found guilty under the Railway ...


'Giant step forward' for dangerous goods compliance ǀ Air Cargo News  Air Cargo News

IATA has launched a new digital solution, Dangerous Goods AutoCheck (DG AutoCheck), that allows the air cargo supply chain to check the compliance of ...


Lufthansa Cargo accepts first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration  Freightweek

FRANKFURT: September 19, 2018. Lufthansa Cargo says it has become the first, and currently only, airline to handle a dangerous goods declaration ...


IATA adopts e-Dangerous Goods Declaration standards  Airlines International

IATA has adopted the e-Dangerous Goods Declaration (e-DGD) standards, taking a significant step forward in the digitalization of the dangerous goods supply ...


NEW Loadstar LongRead: Dangerous Goods – the problem of lithium batteries  The Loadstar

The debate over the carriage of lithium batteries in aircraft continues to rage, with new incidents cropping up on a regular basis, according to a new Loadstar ...


How to spot and avoid counterfeit goods while shopping this holiday season  WTKR News 3

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Online shopping is the future, but it's also an easy way for criminals to sell you fake - and dangerous - goods. There were boxes full of ...


Dangerous Goods Compliance: Why It Needs to Be Redefined  Inbound Logistics

DG compliance means more than avoiding fines. It can ultimately impact whether an organization experiences delayed shipments that negatively impact ...


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