SPECIAL CARGO SERVICES
Dangerous Goods Transport
LONGLORY provides customers with the highest level of information and compliance for the transportation of hazardous materials. Our specially trained staff constantly stays abreast of international, national, and even local regulations affecting the transportation of hazardous cargo. LONGLORY trained staff will provide you with professional service.
What are Dangerous Goods?
Dangerous goods, also called hazardous materials or HazMat, are solids, liquids, or gases that can harm people, other living organisms, property, or the environment. They are often subject to chemical regulations. "HazMat teams" are personnel specially trained to handle dangerous goods. Dangerous goods include materials that are radioactive, flammable, explosive, corrosive, oxidizing, asphyxiating, bio-hazardous, toxic, pathogenic, or allergenic. Also included are physical conditions such as compressed gases and liquids or hot materials, including all goods containing such materials or chemicals, or may have other characteristics that render them hazardous in specific circumstances. Dangerous goods are often indicated by diamond-shaped signage, and are divided into classes on the basis of the specific chemical characteristics producing the risk. Some classes are also broken down into packing groups to indicate the level of danger that they can potentially cause. A brief description of each class, its characteristics and the use of packing groups is as follows:
1 Explosives: Items such as cartridges, pyrotechnics, fireworks and rockets that have a blast or projection hazard
2.1 Flammable Gas: Gases which ignite on contact with an ignition source
2.2 Non-Flammable Gases: Gases which are neither flammable nor poisonous
2.3 Poisonous Gases: Gases liable to cause death or serious injury to human health if inhaled
3 Flammable Liquids: Liquids that are easily ignited when exposed to a heat source
4.1 Flammable Solids: Solid substances that can be easily ignited and are therefore, readily combustible
4.2 Spontaneously Combustible: Solid substances that ignite spontaneously
4.3 Dangerous when Wet: Solid substances that emit a flammable gas when wet or react violently with water
5.1 Oxidizing agents other than organic peroxides
5.2 Organic peroxides, either in liquid or solid form
6.1 Toxic substances which are liable to cause death or serious injury to human health if inhaled, swallowed or by skin absorption
6.2 Bio-hazardous substances; the World Health Organization (WHO) divides this class into two categories: Category A: Infectious; and Category B: Samples (virus cultures, pathology specimens, used intravenous needles etc).
7 Radioactive substances comprise substances or a combination of substances which emit ionizing radiation
8 Corrosive substances are substances that can dissolve organic tissue or severely corrode certain metals
9 Hazardous substances that do not fall into the other categories (asbestos, air-bag inflators, self inflating life rafts, dry ice)
Packing groups are used for the purpose of determining the degree of protective packaging required for Dangerous Goods during transportation, and can also determine the quantities in which they may be shipped safely.Group I: Great danger. Therefore most protective packaging required. Some combinations of different classes of dangerous goods on the same vehicle or in the same container are forbidden if one of the goods is assigned to Packing Group I.
Group II: Medium danger.
Group III: Least danger. Higher quantities may be carried and least protective packaging is required for the transportation of such goods.
The large variety of cargoes we carry - everything from ice cream to chicken, from apples to flower bulbs, from vegetable to fish - all require different specialist refrigerated care.
We understand how important it is that each cargo is carried exactly according to its requirements. Advance technical expertise; well maintained specialised equipment; and constant support from our trained personnel worldwide, ensure that you and your cargoes get the best service available.
LONGLORY's principal objective is to transport your cargo with efficiency and care, ensuring on arrival at the final destination that your cargo is in optimal condition for your future customer.
Certain oversized cargoes, with their unique requirements, can be especially challenging. With experience shipping of all types cargo all over the world, LONGLORY offer the expertise and equipment to help you move your oversized cargoes safely and efficiently.
If u want to booking, shipper should furnishes cargo details include actual measure of gross weight/ max width/ max high/ max length. If on flat-rack, shippers would also furnishes actual measures of over width/ over length/ over high and gross weight for easier check, it is very important. If shippers have any special request, please also include in it.