$120,000 Fine For Dangerous Goods Violation
Stay up to date with our news and articles on social media
Tel 0800 434 6244
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that it intends to fine one of the integrated courier giants $120,000 for shipping a consignment of lithium batteries in an unsafe manner.
The revelation follows the recent pressure on authorities to step up punishments for violations of regulations governing dangerous goods, especially lithium ion batteries, on cargo aircraft.
The FAA alleges the multi national delivered a shipment that was not properly packaged, was not accompanied by a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and was not properly described, marked or labeled to indicate the hazardous nature of its contents. The company disputes these claims.
Evolution Forwarding specialise in the packing, documentation, compliance and movement of dangerous goods internationally, our expertise and willingness to get the job done has positioned us second to none in this important area.
For further information please email email@example.com or call 0800 4346244.
Dangerous Goods Logistics
Find out more about our Dangerous Goods Packing & Logistics Services
Dangerous Goods Compliance
Find out more about our Dangerous Goods Compliance Services
brought to you by the dangerous goods people
Evolution Forwarding offer a range of dangerous goods and logistics services including packing, classification, training, DGSA services, air freight, ocean freight and road freight.
The subject of lithium battery safety on flights was heavily debated this week, highlighting concerns that it may take an airliner to crash before proper regulations are introduced.
Two international bodies have come to a joint agreement to correct safety procedures for storage, container packing and dangerous goods declarations.
International logistics has changed since the pandemic, with congestion, equipment shortages and delays being experienced – Summarised market conditions here.