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.
Particular attention was given to the development of Guidelines for the carriage of Charcoal, Lithium Batteries, Cocoa Butter, Hides, Waste Products and IMDG-7 classified cargo.
It was attended by representatives from a number of CINS carriers, including: CMA CGM, Hamburg Süd, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Line, MSC, Yang Ming Line and ZIM Line. Also participating were representatives from the International Group of P&I Clubs and the TT Club.
WG Participants at the Hapag Lloyd office