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New guidelines for polymer shipping

[ January 14, 2019   //   ]

The Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), the International Group of P&I Clubs and the TT Club have published industry guidelines for the carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers. DVB is prone to polymerization (a form of self-reaction) and can generate heat and flammable gas. Following a number of incidents at sea in 2018 the IMO approved changes to the way that polymerizing substances are

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