Ports of Auckland to Eliminate Methyl Bromide Emissions

Ports of Auckland to Eliminate Methyl Bromide Emissions 25 May 2017 Company will require total recapture of methyl bromide by 31 December 2017 As part of Ports of Auckland’s ambition to be the most sustainable port in New Zealand, the company will require the total recapture of methyl bromide gas used for container fumigation by …[Read more…]

Nordiko

Nordiko (full company name Nordiko Quarantine Systems Pty Ltd) is an Australian company that has patented world-leading technology in fumigation recapture and gas scrubbing systems. Nordiko has been providing solutions for fumigant recapture equipment and container ventilation equipment since 2000, and Nordiko now has provided these to more than 30 countries around the world. Companies …[Read more…]

Quarantine requirements

Quarantine treatments are important biosecurity requirements for the import and export of commodities as part of global trade. Nordiko is an Australian company that has patented world-leading technology in fumigation recapture and gas scrubbing systems. Nordiko has provided solutions for quarantine and pre-shipment fumigant recapture equipment and container ventilation equipment since 2000. Nordiko now has …[Read more…]

Methyl Bromide Recapture

Methyl Bromide Recapture is an increasingly important adjunct to biosecurity treatments of import and export commodities. Nordiko is an Australian company that has patented world-leading technology in Methyl Bromide Recapture and waste management systems. Nordiko has been providing methyl bromide recapture equipment and container ventilation equipment since 2000, and has now provided these to government …[Read more…]

Gas Extraction

Gas extraction from quarantine and other fumigation treatments is important to be performed in a safe and environmentally supportive manner. Nordiko is an Australian company that has patented world-leading technology in fumigation gas extraction and recapture systems. Nordiko has been providing gas extraction and fumigant recapture equipment and container gas extraction equipment since 2000, and …[Read more…]

Fumigation

Fumigation is an important tool for biosecurity treatments of import and export commodities. Nordiko is an Australian company that has patented world-leading technology in fumigation recapture and subsequent waste management systems.   Nordiko has been providing fumigation recapture equipment and container ventilation equipment since 2000, and has now provided these to government and other organisations …[Read more…]

Proposal to discharge toxic gas at Tauranga Port declined

An application to discharge methyl bromide into the air at the Port of Tauranga has been declined. The discharge of the gas was in relation to the pre-shipment fumigation of export logs. The application, made by Envirofume Limited to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, was declined by an Independent Commissioner on the grounds that …[Read more…]

LOCAL: New guidance released to prevent harm, death, to container-workers

Three separate guidelines have been published by Safe Work Australia. One set of guidelines addresses general hazards associated with container unpacking including falls from height, being hit by falling objects, being hit by mobile equipment, chemicals, and hazardous manual tasks, among other things. The other two guidelines specifically relate to chemical exposure. Director of Occupational …[Read more…]

Three people taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital after being overcome by fumes from shipping container at Churchill Rd, Kilburn

February 16, 2016 The Advertiser THREE people have been taken to hospital after being “overcome” by fumes from a shipping container at Kilburn.Firefighters and paramedics were called to Churchill Rd, Kilburn, after the trio were overcome by fumes about 9.30am.An SA Ambulance spokeswoman said one man in his 30s and two other people were taken …[Read more…]

Safe Work Australia imposes new requirements

Safe Work Australia has issued new Guidelines governing safe unpacking procedures for imported shipping containers. This follows a detailed evaluation of the risks of toxic gases in containers – from fumigation and other sources – in Australia. This study showed that a significant percentage of imported containers contained unsafe levels of toxic gas, similar to …[Read more…]