Thursday, June 20, 2024

K+N launches KN BatteryChain to transport lithium batteries

Kuehne + Nagel has launched KN BatteryChain, the first integrated supply chain solution addressing the increasing global demand for lithium batteries driven by battery-powered vehicles. KN BatteryChain is fully compliant with international dangerous goods regulations and certified against ISO9001. It spans transportation by sea, air, rail and road from the manufacturer to the assembly line […]

FAA bans Braille Battery from shipping by air

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned lithium ion battery manufacturer, Braille Battery from shipping its products by air due to not complying with Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). The FAA says it took the action because the Sarasota, Florida based company failed to ship lithium ion batteries in accordance with appropriate regulations and continued to […]

Finnair Cargo bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments over fire concerns

Finnair Cargo is banning shipments of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones due to fire hazard concerns with the battery cell. A number of airlines including Delta Air Lines and Cathay Pacific and regulators such as the Civil Aviation Authority and Federal Aviation Administration have already issued warnings to passengers with the mobile phones not […]

GSF expresses disappointment at disruptive battery ban

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The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has expressed its disappointment at banning lithium ion (li-ion) batteries on passenger aircraft, which it says will cause major disruption. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has imposed an interim ban on shipping li-ion batteries from 1 April 2016, which is expected to be lifted when a package performance standard […]

ICAO bans li-ion battery shipments on passenger aircraft

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The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Governing Council has banned shipments of lithium ion (li-ion) batteries on passenger aircraft. The ban comes into force on 1 April and will continue until a new packaging performance standard is brought in, which is expected by 2018. It will cover li-ion batteries shipped as cargo on passenger aircraft […]