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ISO Training Tanks: New York Fire Academy

Tank Service Inc. had the opportunity to provide The New York State Fire Academy with  ISO Training Tanks to help train thousands of firefighters and first responders answer various types of emergency calls. The New York State Fire Academy offers Hazardous Materials Response training with an emphasis on advanced courses dealing with transportation incidents. Hands-on training …

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No VGM, no admittance at Port of Houston

April 28, 2016  –Source: JOC.com   The Port of Houston will deny access to its terminals for containers that arrive without electronic documentation of their verified gross mass after a new International Maritime Organization container weight rule takes effect on July 1. The port, which handles two-thirds of the container volume on the U.S. Gulf Coast, joined ports in Virginia and Savannah in declining …

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Tank Guru Q&A: CONTAINER WEIGHT

Question:  This question applies to added container weight. “We mounted a mixer and some other equipment to our tank container.  This added equipment also added weight, so now the markings on the tank are incorrect.  What should I do?”  Tank Guru:  Now that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has introduced the Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) regulations …

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Tank Guru Q&A: How Old is Too Old?

Question: This question applies to regulations which specify the age of ISO tank containers. “My company wants to send a hazardous cargo (toxic & corrosive liquid) to the USA. Currently we are using old IMO1 (US DOT) tank containers for non-USA destinations. In specific reference to the USA, are there any regulations (US DOT or otherwise) …

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