Monthly Archives: February 2016

U.S. and European Union sanctions on Tehran were eased and lifted in January, restoring Iran’s access to world’s markets. Under the agreement, Iran is obligated to take steps to put it further away from developing a nuclear weapon while keeping a peaceful nuclear energy program. In return, Iran will be able to sell its oil… Read More

U.S. air-safety regulators, accident investigators and pilot-union leaders are renewing their warnings regarding the hazards of shipping lithium batteries as air cargo. There’s a growing consensus that packaging and stowage safeguards for such bulk shipments are inadequate—requiring major changes in how the power cells are transported in cargo and passenger planes. In fact, there are… Read More