Shipping dangerous goods by sea
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Are you involved in the transport of dangerous goods? Accourding to the IMDG code Chapter 1.3.1.,you are required to follow a course on the IMDG code and the corresponding port regulations for dangerous goods.
This obligation applies in particular to all persons mentioned in the declarations of dangerous goods, either as responsible or as contact person.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) wishes to limit the number of violations found during inspections of containers with dangerous goods and the resulting risks such as fire on board, environmental catastrophe, danger to human lives, etc.
For those involved in the transport chain of dangerous goods.
No specific knowledge of dangerous goods is required.