Whenever it gets big and heavy in containerised transport, flat racks take the strain. With payloads of up to 50 mt, flat racks allow the shipment of liner cargo that will not fit into any container, and this is particularly favourable for today’s just-in-time manufacturers.
Dangerous goods present a challenge due to the variety of hazards they pose when they are shipped around the world. In this webinar Dr Mirjana Küzma, from Andrew Moore & Associates, presented the regulatory framework as well as practical aspects related to the shipment of dangerous goods.
From the origins of the shipping container in the 1950s through to nearly ten billion tons of marine cargo carried in 2014, global trade benefits consumers and businesses – but it has also generated tremendous accumulations of cargo, many located in catastrophe-exposed areas.