Collaboration key to the challenge of transporting lithium ion batteries
A lithium ion (li-ion) battery fire on a ship must be contained quickly to prevent ...
Washington (June 10, 2016) – PRBA – The Rechargeable Battery Association has called for tough enforcement, new efforts to identify companies repeatedly violating the law and stiff fines to force China’s lithium ion battery manufacturers and shippers to comply with international transport regulations.
“Unfortunately, we are seeing an enforcement gap in China by agencies overseeing the transport of lithium ion batteries,” PRBA Executive Director George Kerchner said during a recent presentation at the 8th U.S. – China Transportation Forum in Los Angeles.
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