2018 March 5 12:59

PortNews appreciates RF Transport Ministry’s and Marine Cargo Bureau’s support of “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” conference (photo)

Media Group PortNews thanks the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation for its support to the first conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” and Marine Cargo Bureau which acted as General Sponsor of the event.

The event has gathered representatives of RF Transport Ministry, Rosmorrechflot, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Transport Prosecutor’s Office, Transport Committee of the State Duma, Harbour Masters of seaports, industry-focused educational institutions, stevedoring companies, owners of hazardous cargo, shipping companies, forwarders, surveyors.

The Conference was held on 1 March 2018, at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Moscow.   

The event has gathered about 100 delegates who listened to more than 15 reports, discussed specific features of Russia’s system to control safe transportation of dangerous cargo and acknowledged the compliance of that system with key provisions of the international legislation in this sphere. 

Special role of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping was marked at the Conference. As of today, RS is the only body in Russia to certify compliance of containers, packaging and packages used for shipping of dangerous goods by see with international codes. 

The delegates of the 1st conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” supported the proposal of the organisation committee to hold the 2nd conference in 2019.