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Insight into Hazardous Material Codes

Ensuring the safe transport and handling of dangerous goods is critical in preventing accidents and protecting both people and the environment. Hazardous material codes play a vital role in the process by providing standardised guidelines for classifying, packaging and documenting hazardous materials. Among the various international regulations, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code stands out as a key framework for maritime transport.

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Insight into the Industry-Wide Shift Towards a More Sustainable Future in Bitumen Operations

The bitumen industry stands as a cornerstone of global infrastructure development, with a pivotal role in the sustainable transformation of construction materials. The push from industry leaders in exploring new innovative strides and strategic adaptations aimed at diminishing the environmental impact of bitumen is essential to achieve the targets set out to achieve net-zero, but also provides an excellent opportunity for growth within our sector.

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Understanding The Rise of Shipping Costs in 2024

As we navigate through 2024, the global shipping industry has encountered a notable surge in freight rates across several major trading routes, signalling an early onset of what appears to be an unusually early peak season. Since the start of May, container spot rates have risen sharply, with the most pronounced increases seen from the Far East to North Europe, where rates have escalated by 30% since April 1st, reaching $4,343 per FEU by mid-May.

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Aerial view of an Bitutainer Storage Facility with multiple rectangular Bitutainer storage tanks and a large white tanker truck with a cylindrical trailer, connected to the tanks by a network of pipes. The site is surrounded by greenery and other equipment.

Understanding the Benefits of Bulk Bitumen Storage

Bitumen plays an indispensable role in road construction and infrastructure development across the globe. As the demand for more efficiency and sustainable construction materials increases, the industry is turning toward innovative solutions in bitumen storage. This blog explores how modern bulk bitumen storage technologies are setting new standards in efficiency, quality, and environmental responsibility.

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Top 10 Busiest Ports in the World

The world’s ports are the bustling epicentres of global trade, facilitating the movement of billions of tons of goods annually. They are not just transit points but also key drivers of economic activity. This blog delves into the top 10 busiest ports in the world as of 2022, revealing their immense scale and importance in international logistics.

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Bitumen Tank Trailers vs Bitutainers™: Comparing Bitumen Transport Methods

In the dynamic world of bitumen transport, choosing the right solution is crucial for efficiency, safety, and cost-effectiveness. This blog presents a detailed comparison between TEC’s transport Bitutainer™ Range and traditional bitumen tank trailers. We’ll explore the unique benefits of each, from operational efficiency to long-term value and safety considerations. Whether you’re familiar with container solutions or considering them for the first time, join us as we look at the critical factors that set these transport methods apart and guide you towards making an informed decision for your bitumen transportation needs.

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TEC’s Latest Innovation in Hot Bitumen Transport – the ADR/RID Bitutainer™

The container logistics landscape is constantly advancing, and here at TEC, we ensure that we are at the forefront of these innovations, crafting pathways to new possibilities and transforming industry standards. With the unveiling of our latest bitumen transport container, the ADR/RID Bitutainer™, we have created a container designed to enhance the efficiency of hot bitumen transport – ushering in a new era where logistical challenges are met with smart, cost-effective solutions.

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