MARINE CODES LEAD WAY TO HAZARDOUS HARMONY

Although it offers a greater protection and security, the use of the container has somewhat complicated the deepsea transport of hazardous substances placing greater responsibilities on both shipper and carrier. However, as the container industry has matured and the containerised trade of dangerous chemicals has grown to meet new markets opening up worldwide, serious moves are underway to encourage all governments to base hazardous transportation regulations on IMCO/UN recommended codes of practice. The article examines the current situation concerning labeling, packaging, handling and regulatory requirements.

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    National Magazine House

    72 Broadwick Street
    London SW1V 2BP,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Foxcroft, A
  • Publication Date: 1980-9

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  • Accession Number: 00319831
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1980 12:00AM