BIOFUELS Even though the jury is still out on the environmental benefits of using biofuels, their use is increasing steadily and, so long as governments maintain their mandates and support, this trend shows no sign of slowing.
LOGISTICS Richard Sammons, chief executive of Simon Storage, looks at the logistical role of storage terminals as part of a better connected ‘hub and spoke’ distribution system for the bulk liquid and gas industries
STABILITY The Dutch company Accede BV, represented by its director and inventor Erik Eenkhoorn, will be present again this year at the Expo PetroTrans event in Germany with its highly innovative Cairbag system
DENIALMaritime carriers can – and often do – impose restrictions on the carriage of dangerous goods over and above the provisions of the IMDG Code, which can lead to frustration on the part of shippers.
ROLLOVERSConcerned at the seemingly irreducible number of incidents involving tank truck rollovers, and the consequent toll of injury, death and environmental pollution, FMCSA has launched a rollover prevention video for drivers
EHS Recent changes to the provisions for the classification and transport of environmentally hazardous substances have caused confusion for shippers and carriers. UK authorities are offering some guidance on how to comply