37th Amendment of the IMDG – Now Available

25th January 2015

The 37th Amendment of the IMDG or the Inernational Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is now available. It is the international guide that contains the recently revised and authored rules and regulations that define the legal transporting of dangerous goods, whether by cargo or passenger ships.

The copy is a two – volume resource that includes the detailed classifications, definitions, and specification requirements for the marking, labelling, training, documentation, packaging, training, up to the testing of the dangerous goods transported through vessels. It also includes special designations and identification of substances posing harm to the marine environment.

The 37th Amendement of the IMDG Code contains details on the required regulations and instructions for shipment of dangerous goods via sea. It’s available in different formats to meet the needs of companies who are in the business of dangerous goods transportation.

Besides the new regulations, the IMDG code also contains revisions on the requirements for packing and stowage for substances that are reactive to water, as well as clarification on the transport provisions for UN 3171 and UN 3166. Other updates included are:

  • Exemption of maximum quantity of 5kg or 5L of environmentally hazardous substances
  • Small portable tanks should be duly marked and labeled
  • Uniform use of symbols used on placards and labels
  • Transportation of damaged or for disposal batteries
  • Reorganized Column 16 for the Stowage and Segregation in the Dangerous Goods List.

The IMDG Code are available in printed edition in the English and Spanish Language. Copies are also available in web and USB version digital formats, for easy access to laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets.

You can order it from here.


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