International design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Surveys, have launched a new app which will provide mobile access to its CargoHandbook database. The app is now available as a free download for both Android and iOS users in the App Store (iOS) and Play Store (Android).
CargoHandbook is the world’s largest online database for cargo transportation in the marine industry. As a rich source of knowledge, BMT Surveys aims to provide and share information on cargo transportation with the market and help to reduce the number of cargo incidents and claims that occur.
BMT Surveys managing director, Jeroen De Haas, explains: “A strong understanding of cargoes and their specific transportation requirements is the key to ensuring the cargo arrives at its destination undamaged. With this app customers will have direct access to a large amount of carriage guidelines for more than 800 commodities, whether they are behind their desk or on board a vessel.”
As well as a basic description and photograph of the cargo product, people can access information on the shipment/storage requirements, including optimum temperature/humidity and moisture and the risk factors associated with the particular product.
CargoHandbook is at www.cargohandbook.com