Cargo Integrity Group calls for urgent action on pests

The Cargo Integrity Group – the Container Owners Association, Global Shippers Forum, ICHCA International, TT Club and the World Shipping Council - are calling for urgent action to reduce the risk of pest transference through international cargo movements. It follows a declaration by pest control experts under the auspices of the International Plant Protection Convention  calling for all-encompassing, internationally imposed steps to mitigate such risks including the mandatory certification of cleanliness ... [+]

Cargo groups publish quick guide to container packing – updated

The Cargo Integrity Group of five international freight transport and cargo handling organisations have published a ‘Quick Guide’ to the United Nations sponsored Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (the CTU Code), together with a checklist of actions and responsibilities for those involved. It is part of a ... [+]

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