Engelstalige versie van Havenreglementering gevaarlijke goederen in Antwerpen
Are you involved in the transport of dangerous goods?
In the Antwerp Port Regulations is stated that a training about the IMDG-Code and Antwerp Port Byelaws for the handling of dangerous cargoes is mandatory.
By obtaining an IMDG-certificate, you’re halfway there. With your IMDG-certificate you can register for this training, Antwerp Port Byelaws for the handling of dangerous cargoes.
With this obligation, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), is hoping to reduce the number of violations to be found during inspections of containers with dangerous goods. Also risks such as fire onboard, environmental catastrophe, danger to human life, will be drastically reduced by this measure.
For everybody participating in the maritime transport of dangerous goods in Antwerp.
There is no special knowledge required. However you must be able to present a valid IMDG-certificate obtained from an accredited provider.
The certificates may be up to 5 years old. This means that you must have followed a refresher course before the certificate expires. If your certificate expires before you start the update session, you are obliged to follow the basic training again.