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 WEBINAR: DG Awareness with a Focus on Lithium Batteries

·       15 Dec 2020 (Tuesday)

·       Time: 10:00 am -12:00 noon

·       Language: Cantonese supplemented with English ppt

·       FREE admission with pre-registration is required

·       First-come-first-served

·       3 participants are expected from each company^

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

·       Extended Registration Deadline: 09 Dec 2020 (Wednesday)

·      Letter of Acceptance will be sent to your designated email address on or after 08 Dec 2020 (Tue) 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 January 2021), 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 webinar receiving the latest update on lithium battery requirements so as to enhance handling in cargo operations. Representatives from the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) and CLG will provide attendees an overview of the 2021 requirements of shipping DG including lithium battery by air. Considering that undeclaring, mis-declaring, mis-handling and improper shipping of DG including lithium battery by air might cause serious consequences, the webinar aims at raising the awareness of the industry, thereby enhancing safety in air cargo transport and maintaining a good reputation of the Hong Kong air cargo industry.


TOPICS (Tentative)

1)   CAD            – Latest changes in ICAO TI in year 2021 (effective from 01 Jan 2021) and sharing

2)   CLG-DGWG – Latest changes in IATA DGR in year 2021 (effective from 01 Jan 2021)

3)   CLG-DGWG – Local Best Practice (BP018 – tentatively to be issued on 15 Dec 2020) and sharing

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



Presentation materials of various speakers, new BP018 and other relevant information can be found at the following webpage https://www.haffa.com.hk/portal/Page/Default.aspx?id=157.

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