Metro invest as EV/Lithium battery demand focus attention on safety

With over 70 fires on container ships blamed on hazardous cargo, chemicals and batteries in the past five years and an onboard Li-ion fire contributing to the fatal crash of a UPS Flight in 2010, insurers are calling for improved regulatory clarity and the need to address transport safety issues more thoroughly. Lithium-ion (li-ion) battery

Hazardous update and moving electric cars

Rechargeable Lithium or Li-ion batteries, the predominant battery type used in portable consumer electronics and electric vehicles, generate extreme heat when they malfunction, which can quickly spread to nearby combustible materials, causing a rapid fire that’s challenging to extinguish. There have been over 70 reported fires on container ships in the past five years, that

Who are the specialists in shipping dangerous goods and lithium batteries? – Metro of course!

Metro are specialists in shipping dangerous goods and lithium batteries worldwide, with qualified personnel providing documentation, handling, transport and logistics solutions for all types of hazardous cargoes. Globally. Dangerous and hazardous goods are items or substances that could pose risks to health, safety or the environment, like lithium batteries, which can easily overheat and ignite,

Safely moving dangerous goods

Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) batteries are a type of rechargeable battery that’s used commonly in electronic devices such as smartwatches and mobile phones, with demand for larger Li-ion batteries to power electric vehicles, but there are significant challenges in transporting these hazardous products. The global penetration of smartphone and innovative technology means demand for smaller batteries, up