The shale crude oil involved in the Lac-Mégantic disaster in July last year was similar in composition to light sweet crude from traditional sources, according to research carried out for Canada’s Transportation Safety Board.
The UK Petroleum Industry Association, in collaboration with the Tank Storage Association, has signed an agreement with the Freight Transport Association to launch a revised Safe Loading Pass Scheme in the third quarter of the year.
A macabre mystery unfolded in Warrick county, Indiana, in February when operations at the Alcoa plant were held up by a foreign body on the coal conveyor belt. Well, a body anyway – the company is not sure if it was foreign.
Hazardous Cargo Bulletin is now the first trade magazine in the world to publish a LCD screen showing a video advert - within the magazine - which has been launched at this year's StocExpo show.
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STATIC A new Technical Specification from IEC aims to help designers minimise the risk of electrostatic discharges within potentially explosive atmospheres. It has implications for the transport sector, as Newson Gale highlights
IMPORTS Singapore is planning to build a second LNG terminal to enhance energy security and cater to growing demand. Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong says Singapore is studying potential sites in the eastern part of the island nation for the second facility
ANALYSIS Terminal operators may be investing in new capacity around the world, but not so much in the Mediterranean basin. Economic crises in southern Europe and political instability in northern Africa and the Levant have put a brake on the need for new capacity
It’s always a good month when the cover picture shows a tanker ploughing through a rough sea. But the front of the April 1984 issue of HCB showed not a tanker, but an incinerator ship – one of only three in service at the time.
When I was but a wee lad my dad decided to initiate me to the delights of watching football. So, we went to the only public high school in town, the GHS Purple Hurricanes, and I saw my first football game ever.