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Misdeclared container cargoes

As a result, the containers can − and frequently do − catch fire, explode or leak, putting seafarers’ lives at risk and potentially causing great damage to adjacent containers, the ship itself and its operator’s reputation.

Our analysis of past misdeclared dangerous cargo incidents shows that the container booking process remains the weak link in the system. We therefore published a special edition of our Standard Safety entitled Better Box Booking in 2018, which sets out measures that ship operators can put in place to review and tighten their container booking procedures.  

Following publication of the guide, our loss prevention team has lectured extensively on the topic around the world.

Cargo container ship
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