Marine Cargo Bureau supports the conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” as its General Sponsor
Marine Cargo Bureau supports the conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” as its General Sponsor.
The Conference organized by IAA PortNews will be held on 1 March 2018 in Moscow, in the conference hall of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
The event will gather representatives of RF Transport Ministry, Rosmorrechflot, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Transport Prosecutor’s Office, Transport Committee of the State Duma, Harbour Masters of seaports, industry-focused educational institutions, stevedoring companies, owners of hazardous cargo, shipping companies, forwarders, surveyors.
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Marine Cargo Bureau (MCB) is one of the leading Russian companies specialized in safe overseas shipping services. MCB was established in St.Petersburg in 1992. MCB has representatives in all sea ports of Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia with a staff of over 200 employees.
MCB fully conforms to all standards for the recognized organizations acting on behalf of the Administration and stipulated in RO Code (IMO Code for recognized organizations).
MCB is recognized by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS) to work with solid bulk cargo (including cargo which may liquefy) for sampling, testing and issuing the certificates on the transport cargo characteristics at loading, declarations and references of sampling for assessment of the cargo parameters.
MCB has test laboratories for testing dangerous cargo and its packaging. Its test labs allow checking all containers, qualitative parameters of cargo, including coal and fuel pallets. Furthermore, its testing centers have unique equipment for testing all cargoes to ensure their safety overseas carriage. The company holds leading positions in the market for safe DRI (direct recovery iron) shipping and perform testing of the cargo selfheating and combustion parameters.
For many years, MCB has been a member of the Scientific Councils of the Ministry of Transport of Russia and the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, participates in research and development studies, in particular, in the partnership with Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping. As a member of Russian delegation, we regularly participate in meetings of the IMO UN’s Safety Navigation Committee and the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers.
MCB is an expert company (RusAccreditation) engaged in auditing the legal entities and entrepreneurs to control their conformance with safety regulations for overseas cargo carriage. We provide independent survey services, including bunker survey and draft survey. Besides, it is among the developers of the national draft survey regulations.