New trade opportunity through Port of Dampier

New trade opportunity through Port of Dampier

Pilbara Ports Authority has received regulatory approval to support the export of ammonium nitrate through the Port of Dampier. The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has issued Pilbara Ports …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Curious
Maersk Taps ABS to Lead Workshop Identifying Hazards Impacting Safety on Containerships

Maersk Taps ABS to Lead Workshop Identifying Hazards Impacting Safety on Containerships

HAZID workshop with Maersk results in actionable recommendations to increase safety and dangerous cargo enhance stowage regulations. Maersk Line selected ABS to lead a workshop to identify and evaluate potential hazards …
May 29, 2018 /  Curious
Grounded Container ship TS TAIPEI broke in two; Total loss; Fuel leaking from ruptured tanks

Grounded Container ship TS TAIPEI broke in two; Total loss; Fuel leaking from ruptured tanks

Container ship TS TAIPEI, which ran aground about 300 meters off the coast of Shimen Township in New Taipei on March 10, 2016, broke in two Friday morning (Mar 25), according to media reports, photos and official …
Mar 25, 2016 /  Accidents
Hapag-Lloyd registers considerable increase in incorrectly declared dangerous goods

Hapag-Lloyd registers considerable increase in incorrectly declared dangerous goods

Hapag-Lloyd registered considerably more incorrectly declared dangerous goods last year, compared to 2014. The Watchdog program developed jointly by Hapag-Lloyd’s IT and dangerous goods experts – a …
Feb 8, 2016 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line to cooperate on dangerous goods safety

Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line to cooperate on dangerous goods safety

Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line have agreed to cooperate in increasing the safety of dangerous goods. In a meeting which was held on Sept 30 in Hamburg, Maersk Line showed their interest to implement a tracing …
Oct 1, 2015 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd Initiates Use Of New Software To Improve Transportation Safety Regarding Dangerous Goods

Hapag-Lloyd Initiates Use Of New Software To Improve Transportation Safety Regarding Dangerous Goods

In 2014, Hapag-Lloyd reported 2,620 cases of dangerous goods that were incorrectly declared and thus were prevented from being shipped. Hapag-Lloyd’s experts in the field of dangerous goods investigated more …
May 4, 2015 /  Curious
Indian Ocean’s shipping still dangerous, says MAST

Indian Ocean’s shipping still dangerous, says MAST

According to maritime security company MAST Ltd. Gerry Northwood OBE, COO of MAST, the process of underrating the Indian Ocean’s security danger may threaten the position of ships once again. While current …
Mar 6, 2015 /  Piracy