The Northern India Steamer Agents Association or NISAA organized a two days Workshop on Dangerous Goods at Delhi on 20th 21st of November 2015. The organizers, NISAA, gathered 45+ delegates from various sectors of shipping industry, which included, Liners, CFSs, ICDs, Rail Operators & Forwarders under one roof deliberating latest Rules and Regulations for safe handling of Dangerous Goods in Multimodal Transport.
The workshop on IMDG Code, attended by 20 organizations under NISAA’s umbrella, was conducted by Shashi Kallada who explained basic regulatory frameworks of IMDG Code, International Rail, Road, River transport of packaged dangerous goods from shipper to consignee through rail, road, river haulage and carriage by sea under SOLAS, 1974, as amended & MARPOL 73/78 conventions of IMO and country specific differences of India’s Major trading partners such as U.S., U.K., EU, CIS, Japan, Korea, OECD & more.
Participants actively took part in discussions, deliberations and raised questions on day to day practice v/s regulatory norms for enhancing safety and simplifying the process for shipping, handling and temporary keeping of dangerous goods in their custody.
Shridhar Subramaniam, EC Member of NISAA together with Atul Sachdev Secretary of NISAA kick-started the program. The two days action packed event was concluded by certification of attendance hosted by Capt. Ajay Kaura, President of NISAA, who reiterated the importance of safe handling of dangerous goods in multimodal transport.
NISAA, took another major step in their continuous support to industry by organizing this event.
Organisations attended the workshop:
- Associated Container Terminal Limited
- ALBATROSS INLAND PORTS
- APM TERMINALS
- Container Corporation of India Ltd.
- Continental Warehousing Corporation Limited
- GatewayRail Freight
- HYUNDAI MERCHANT MARINE
- K LINE
- KMTC INDIA PVT LTD
- KRIBHCO INFRASTRUCTURE
- SHIKHAR LOGISTICS
- WORLDS WINDOW
- YML INDIA