MCB and PortNews sign agreement on general partnership under 2nd Annual Conference “Dangerous cargoes” (photo)
Marine Cargo Bureau, one of Russia’s leaders in safe overseas shipping services, will support the Second Annual Conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” as its General Sponsor. The event will be held in Moscow in March 2019.
The agreement has been signed today, 7 June 2018, in Saint-Petersburg, at the round-table meeting “Maritime transportation of dangerous cargo of Class 1 – explosives” by Aleksandr Sitov, Director General of Marine Cargo Bureau, and Elena Snitko, Director General of OOO Media Group PortNews.
The Conference is dedicated to safe shipping of dangerous cargoes. Specific features of safety control system, its weaknesses, control and supervision of cargo operations, and best practices in transportation of dangerous cargoes will be covered by the conference participants.
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 and organizations recognized as experts in safe shipping of dangerous cargo.
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 and 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.
The company’s test laboratories for testing dangerous cargo and its packaging allow checking all containers, qualitative parameters of cargo, including coal and fuel pallets. MCB holds leading positions in the market for safe DRI (direct recovery iron) shipping and performs testing of the cargo selfheating and combustion parameters.
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. It provides independent survey services, including bunker survey and draft survey. Besides, it is among the developers of the national draft survey regulations.
PortNews appreciates RF Transport Ministry’s and Marine Cargo Bureau’s support of “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” conference (photo) >>>>