Category Archives: Legislation

Debunking the Myths of Flame Retardants

Within the fire and materials community pressure to reduce, if not generally ban the use of halogen-containing, and more specifically bromine-containing flame retardants, has been gathering momentum during the last 15 years or so. Hence so, the SCI Fire and Materials Group meeting in Glasgow on 5 November entitled ‘Bromine flame retardants – Life-savers or […]

A Review of the International Maritime Organization

What is the International Maritime Organization (IMO)? The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is a specific organization of the United Nations which is answerable for measures to enhance the safety and security of worldwide shipping and to avoid marine contamination from ships. It is additionally included in lawful matters, as well as liability and compensation issues […]