First Conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” conference

The first conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” organized by Media Group PortNews was successfully held on 1 March 2018, at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Moscow. 

The event was supported by RF Transport Ministry with Marine Cargo Bureau acting as General Sponsor.

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.