Some environmental management aspects in loading - unloading and storage of toxic chemicals at seaports in Hai Phong - Quang Ninh

Authors

  • Tran Anh Tuan Graduate Universty of Scicence and Technology, VAST, Vietnam
  • Tran Dinh Lan Institute of Environment, Vietnam Maritime University, Hai Phong, Vietnam
  • Ngo Kim Dinh Institute of Environment, Vietnam Maritime University, Hai Phong, Vietnam

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/1859-3097/12548

Keywords:

Dangerous goods, toxic chemicals, loading - unloading and storage, seaport.

Abstract

Toxic chemicals strictly controlled by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) are dangerous goods which can potentially cause environmental degradation in maritime transport. Within the seaports of Hai Phong - Quang Ninh, the volume of toxic chemicals accounted for about 1% of container throughput (over 56 million tons per year, 2017) and many incidents took place during goods loading and unloading at the ports. Although they did not cause significant environmental damages, the prevention of and response to these incidents have revealed many drawbacks. This article presents the identification and assessment of environmental risks and the current status of the prevention of environmental degradation in the loading - unloading and storage of toxic chemicals at seaports in Hai Phong - Quang Ninh.

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Author Biography

Tran Anh Tuan, Graduate Universty of Scicence and Technology, VAST, Vietnam

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Published

2020-03-30

How to Cite

Tuan, T. A., Lan, T. D., & Dinh, N. K. (2020). Some environmental management aspects in loading - unloading and storage of toxic chemicals at seaports in Hai Phong - Quang Ninh. Vietnam Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 20(1), 61–71. https://doi.org/10.15625/1859-3097/12548

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