Shape the future
of TT Talk covered the IMDG Code and the latest initiatives from the UK P&I Club and TT Club to support training and awareness of the amendments. The Clubs have launched anonline survey
to identify needs in relation to IMDG Code training in order to help shape tools that can better support such activity and mitigate the risks arising from errors.
The Clubs are calling on all supply chain stakeholders to complete theshort survey
which will take no longer than 5 minutes to complete and to encourage you to forward the link to any relevant parties.
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