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  • Transporting dangerous goods safely in Canada

    Whether by road, rail, water or air, goods move across Canada every day. MTS Allstream is one of those movers. As an integrated national provider in Canada, MTS Allstream's core businesses include its Enterprise Solutions Division, which offers a portfolio of solutions tailored to the needs of medium and large businesses - Internet protocol-based communications, Unified Communications, voice and ...

  • eShipLab hazardous goods shipping software

    eShipGlobal is now offering eShipLab, a Web-based solution for shipping hazardous or dangerous goods in compliance with new carrier regulations. This one-stop integrated solution allows users to ship hazardous and dangerous goods via any U.S. carrier to virtually any destination worldwide. The eShipLab solution identifies ...


    By eShipGlobal

  • E-learning for small package shipping, whenever or wherever

    When most people hear the term “transportation of hazardous materials,” they think of large quantities, such as tank trucks and railway tank cars. But many shippers deal primarily with small packages, such as paint cans or aerosol sprays. Shippers still require training in transportation of hazardous materials, but find that typical hazardous materials courses concentrate on larger shipments.To ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • New chairman for naval ship classification association

    The Naval Ship Classification Association (NSCA) has elected Lorenz Petersen, Germanischer Lloyd's Business Segment Manager for Navy Vessels, as Chairman of the Association, at their annual general meeting in Rome. The NSCA is the naval counterpart of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS). It represents the classification societies to NATO and at the International ...


  • Export of Toxic Ghost Ships to UK Ended

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The Bush administration's plan to export nine ex-naval 'Ghost Fleet' vessels from the James River in Virginia to Teesside, England for scrapping has itself been finally scrapped, according to British ship-breaker Able UK. American environmental groups responsible for first blocking the deal in 2003 applauded its end as a victory for American recyclers, and for national ...

  • Shipping fuel transparency will lower emissions and cut costs, says study

    Transport & Environment, Seas at Risk and Carbon War Room are urging the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) not to withhold data on ship efficiency and fuel consumption. The call for action follows moves by some industry groups to undermine initiatives at the IMO and EU level that would make efficiency performance publicly available and require ships to report and publicise their ...

  • UK’s shipping emissions six times higher than expected says new report

    According to a University of Manchester study, the global shipping industry, despite being traditionally viewed as one of the most energy efficient means of transport, releases increasing amounts of harmful emissions into the atmosphere every year. Indeed, as the rest of the world strives to avoid dangerous climate change, the global shipping industry's carbon emissions could account for almost ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Air Sea Containers (ASC) Offers Complimentary Checklists for Proper Shipping of Potentially Hazardous Lithium Cells, Batteries and Lithium-Powered Products

    Air Sea Containers, Inc. (ASC) is offering free checklists to assist shippers of lithium batteries and products powered by lithium batteries in the proper preparation, packaging and documentation to help them avoid costly delays and potential hazardous accidents. The free checklists can be downloaded on the home page of the Air Sea Containers website at ...


    By PRWeb

  • ICC`s Regulatory Specialist Receives DGSA Certification

    ICC NOW HAS A CERTIFIED DANGEROUS GOODS ADVISOR Niagara Falls, NY - ICC The Compliance Center Inc. is pleased to announce that Senior Regulatory Consultant Barbara Foster is now a certified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA). The DGSA designation was awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority. It indicates that Ms. Foster has passed rigorous examinations in the European Agreement ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Bulletin: transporting batteries

    This bulletin is divided into 9 items and addresses batteries that are regulated under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations. General Information on the TDG Act and Regulations Classification of Batteries General Requirements for Shipping Special Cases, Special Provisions or Equivalency Certificates1 Shipping as Waste Shipping by ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • E-learning: Compliance at your fingertips

    For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing training services to companies who offer, handle or transport hazardous materials/dangerous goods. Regulatory compliance is a must for companies involved with hazardous materials/dangerous goods, notwithstanding the current business outlook. Understandably, ICC The Compliance Center recognizes this and the need for quality ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 3E Company Announces New DGSA Compliance Services

    Services provide cost-effective, outsourced solution for companies requiring a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor Tuesday, October 03, 2006 — 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced a new suite of Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) services that provides a cost-effective, outsourced solution ...


    By 3E Company

  • Straighten Up and Fly Right, Stay Right

    Niagara Falls, NY --- January 19, 2006 --- For many shippers, packaging and preparing a shipment for transport is second nature – a routine task on a typical day. But for dangerous goods air shippers, a missing piece of information can result in timely delays and increased costs. With two governing bodies for air transport, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and International ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Training: An essential step

    Not only is training mandated by the regulatory agencies, but it is essential to productivity and safety. Imagine handling, packaging or shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods without it. For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing training services to companies who offer, handle or transport hazardous materials/dangerous goods. We focus on quality training ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Regulations Rule the Road

    Niagara Falls, NY --- October 10, 2006 --- For many truckers, driving is a daily task and picking up packages from customers seems ordinary. Signing a shipping document, and loading the package onboard hardly seems a difficult task. However, for packages containing dangerous goods, ordinary is miles away. These packages require special marks, labels and packaging that identify them as ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Regulatory & Training Services Extend to CACD Members

    Niagara Falls, NY --- As an associate member of the Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD) for over 10 years, ICC The Compliance Center Inc. continues to support the association and its members. In an effort to enhance the relationship and build upon CACD’s training program initiative, ICC The Compliance Center Inc. is now extending regulatory and training services to association ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Compliance at your fingertips with new full-line catalog from ICC

    Get ready for ICC The Compliance Center’s new full-line catalog available in hardcopy. For immediate access, you can receive your free downloadable version on our website at www.thecompliancecenter.com. This catalog is a must for anyone involved in shipping, handling or transporting hazardous materials/dangerous goods via air, sea, road or rail in North America and internationally. Easily find ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • GL updates rules for inland navigation vessels

    To ensure the continuing safety and promote the efficiency of inland waterway transport, Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has released an update to the GL Rules for Inland Navigation Vessels (INV). The update to the rules came into effect on 1 November 2011 and consists of rules for: classification and surveys; hull design and construction; machinery, systems and electricity; and additional requirements ...


  • IATA transport of Lithium Batteries guidance document

    Introduction This document is based on the provisions set out in the 2009/2010 Edition of the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and the 50th Edition (2009) of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for complying with provisions applicable to the transport by air of lithium batteries ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Ethanol and gasoline mixture - classification and emergency response

    Transport Canada advises: shippers and carriers of the shipping names and UN numbers they should use in Canada for fuel mixtures of ethanol (or ethyl alcohol) and gasoline; and emergency responders on how to treat spills and fires involving these mixtures. Section 2.3 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations states that: ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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