New Guidelines for the carriage of Charcoal and Carbon in containers have been published jointly by CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System) and the International Group of P&I Clubs.
The Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) has won the prestigious Bureau International des Containers (BIC) 2017 BIC Award. Presented annually, the award honors an individual or organization for notable contributions to safety, security, standardization, or sustainability in containerized transportation.
CINS and the Container Owners Association have been working on the development of Guidelines for the Carriage of Cargoes in Non-Operating Reefers (NOR’s). The project has been sponsored by the TT Club.
Members will be aware that the CINS Technical Secretary is now producing monthly Cargo Incident Reports.
A total of 28 participants attended the 8th CINS Meeting in Marseille on Tuesday 13 June, hosted by CMA CGM.
Arrangements are now in place for the next CINS Meeting, which is being hosted by CMA CGM at its office in Marseille on Tuesday 13 June.
CINS Vice-Chairman Ken Rohlmann (Senior Director Cargo Service / Dangerous Goods, Hapag-Lloyd) was a speaker at the Packaged Dangerous Goods seminar held in London last month.
CINS and the International Group of P&I Clubs have issued revised joint industry guidance on the carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite by sea (first publication in May 2016) that now takes account of the package limit of 100 lb drums under US measurement as well as the previously stated package limit of 45kg net weight.
The CINS Cargo Guidelines Work Group has just completed a 2-day meeting in Hamburg this week. Hosted by Hapag-Lloyd, the meeting focused on the creation of future CINS Guidelines for the carriage of a number of specific cargoes where there have been industry-wide incidents in recent months.
The first meeting of the year will be the Cargo Guidelines Work Group, hosted by Hapag Lloyd in Hamburg on 24/25 January. Guidelines for the following cargoes are…
At the CINS Board Meeting on 6 December, the following Meeting Schedule for 2017 was…
Ken Rohlmann, Senior Director – Dangerous Goods, Hapag-Lloyd, has been elected to the position of CINS Deputy Chairman…
A total of 32 participants attended the 7th CINS Meeting, which took place in London on Wednesday 7 December 2016. The Meeting was…
The 7th CINS Meeting will take place in London on Wednesday 7 December 2016. As with previous meetings, participation at the meeting is free of charge for Members. The Meeting is being generously hosted by the TT Club. The Meeting Agenda and Practical Arrangements will be published in October….
At the recent CINS Board Meeting in Copenhagen, Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen (Head of Cargo Management, Maersk Line) was elected as President for a second term. The CINS Presidency lasts for 3 years, so the second term will commence on 1 January 2017 and end on 31 December 2019….
CINS has prepared new promotional material, available for Members who wish to give their industry contacts further information about the Organisation. There is a PowerPoint presentation and an A4 leaflet….
A total of 33 participants attended the 6th CINS Members Meeting on Wednesday 17 August 2016, at the Skodsborg Hotel, Copenhagen.During the morning sessions, there was an overview of current and planned CINS developments….