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 SEMINAR: DG Awareness with a Focus on Lithium Batteries

·       19 Dec 2018 (Wednesday)

·       Time: 09:30 am -12:30 pm

·       Venue: The Hall of Youth College (Kwai Chung), VTC Kwai Chung Complex

                     13-19 San Kwai Street, Kwai Chung, NT

                     葵涌新葵街13-19號 職業訓練局 葵涌大樓青年學院(葵涌)-

                      (Exit A, MTR Kwai Fong Station, towards the direction of Police Station) 

·       Language: Cantonese supplemented with English

·       FREE admission

·       First-come-first-served

·       2 participants are expected from each company

·       Questions submitted via online prior to the seminar will be answered first at Q & A session.

·       Registration Deadline: 30 Nov 2018 (Friday)

·       Letter of Acceptance will be sent to your designated email address on or after 05 Dec 2018 (Wed) which will be regarded as final confirmation by HAFFA


In view of latest changes in the requirements of shipping dangerous good (DG) including lithium battery by air (effective from 01 Jan 2019), Carrier Liaison Group (CLG), Hongkong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics (HAFFA), The Hong Kong Shippers’ Council (HKSC) and the Transport and Logistics Training Board – Vocational Training Council (VTC)would like to invite stakeholders of the industry to attend the seminar receiving the latest update on lithium battery requirements so as to enhance handling in cargo operations.  Representatives from the CAD and CLG  will provide attendees an overview of the 2019 requirements of shipping DG including lithium battery by air, as well as the introduction of DG AutoCheck by IATA.  Considering that undeclaring, mis-declaring, mis-handling and improper shipping of DG including lithium battery by air might cause serious consequences, the seminar aims at raising the awareness of the industry, thereby enhancing safety in air cargo transport and maintain a good reputation of the Hong Kong air cargo industry. 



1)   CAD            – Latest changes in ICAO TI in year 2019 (effective from 01 Jan 2019)

2)   CLG-DGWG – Latest changes in IATA DGR in year 2019 (effective from 01 Jan 2019)

3)   CLG-DGWG – Local Best Practice (BP016 – effective from 01 Jan 2019)

4)   IATA           – Introduction of DG Training under CBTA approach and DG AutoCheck

5)   Q & A         – Attended by Representatives of CAD, CLG-DGWG (Airlines) and HAFFA 




Presentation materials of various speakers, new BP016 and other relevant information can be found at the following webpage http://www.haffa.com.hk/portal/Page/Default.aspx?id=157.

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