COSCO Container announcement: false alarm of the concealed dangerous goods behavior fined $10 thousand!
Recently, COSCO Container's official website issued a notice that in order to further standardize the use and the dangerous goods container declaration, declaration of dangerous goods to cheat, wrong behavior fined $10 thousand.
COSCO announcement original:
Dangerous goods declaration errors or deliberately concealed can produce serious unexpected consequences, endanger the safety of life and property, resulting in huge economic losses, and even affect the normal operation of the entire supply chain. If the container structure is altered without permission, it may cause damage to the box and increase the potential safety hazard, thus affecting the subsequent use of the container and the safety of the goods in the container.
In order to further standardize the use and the dangerous goods container declaration, ensure the safety of transportation, COSCO Container will from now on to the customer following behavior penalty and will suffer from all losses and expenses incurred to the cargo claim.
Customers who make alterations to their containers without permission have received a penalty of $2000 per box;
For dangerous goods concealed, dangerous nature of concealment, false declaration of goods to customers: Shouquweiyaojin each case $10000;
The terms and conditions have been added to our transportation contract and booking agreement. We hope that all of your customers will comply with the relevant agreement and jointly create a harmonious and safe transportation environment for the goods.
(source: COSCO announcement)