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IMDG Code - The International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code - 2014 Edition

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Amendment 37-14 is effective January 1, 2015 and becomes mandatory on January 1, 2016.

  • ISBN: 9789280115970
  • Publisher: IMO - Maritime Organization
  • Release Date: 2015
  • Edition: Softcover, 2 volumes, Amendment 37-14, Book version.
 

The IMDG Code is written in conjunction with government regulations under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and was developed as a uniform international code for the transport of dangerous goods by sea covering such matters as packing, container traffic and stowage, with particular reference to the segregation of incompatible substances. The IMDG Code is a two-volume set, and a one-volume Supplement that focuses on fires and spillage emergencies is also available. Both publications are available in English or French. The two-volume Code is also available electronically (English only) for download.egulating the carriage of dangerous goods : Many, if not most, countries are regulating transport of dangerous goods. (Details available separately) Who uses it The marine transporter but also industries and services: manufacturers, packers, shippers, feeder services such as road and rail, and port authorities will find reliable advice on terminology, packing, labelling, classification, stowage, segregation, and emergency response action. What’s in it Detailed recommendations for individual substances, materials and articles, good operational practice, terminology, packing, labelling, stowage, segregation and handling, and emergency response action. Ask for detailed descriptions of the contents. When The 2010 IMDG Code has undergone many changes, is mandatory as from 1 January 2012 but may be applied from 1 January 2011. How The Code is available in English, French and Spanisch as a basic manuel in two volumes. Separately, the IMDG Code Supplement, containing several related texts (revised EmS Guide and INF Code), is also available. The electronic edition in CD ROM format, IMDG Code for Windows (Version 10.0) in English includes the 2010, 2008 editions of the Code with an option for a free download . The multilingual (English, French and Spanish) version of IMDG Code for Windows is specified as Version 10. Purchases of the English-only version 10 will be upgraded to the multilingual version on request. Also available: Dangerous Goods: Wall Chart, 2008 Edition; IMDG Code on the Web subscription, the IMDG Code e-learning and the IMDG Code for Intranet. See separate entries and fliers. More IMDG codes were modified over the years, in both format and content, in order to keep up with the rapid expansion of the shipping industry. Amendment 35-10 includes revisions to various sections of the Code and to transport requirements for specific substances. It was adopted by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) at its 87th session in May 2010. The MSC had previously agreed that the Code as it was adopted in 2002 would be mandatory as from 1 January 2004. The Code as amended by Amendment 35-10 . The two-volume Code is divided into seven parts: Also available is the IMDG Code Supplement, containing several related texts. These include the revised EmS Guide and INF Code. IMO Sales No. IH210E Volume 1 (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Code) contains sections on: • general provisions, definitions, training • classification • packing and tank provisions • consignment procedures • construction and testing of packagings, IBCs, large packagings, portable tanks, MEGCs and road tank vehicles • transport operations Volume 2 contains part 3 (Dangerous Goods List, special provisions and exceptions), appendices A and B (generic and N.O.S. Proper Shipping Names, and glossary of terms) and an index. • Search Background: Many maritime countries have taken steps to regulate the carriage of dangerous goods by sea, based on the safety considerations set out in parts A and A-1 of Chapter VII of the 1974 SOLAS Convention, as amended. More recently, as marine pollution has become a serious concern, countries have taken further steps to regulate the carriage of marine pollutants, as described in Annex III of MARPOL. The International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, which was first published in 1965, amplifies the requirements of both conventions and has become the standard guide to all aspects of handling dangerous goods and marine pollutants in sea transport. The IMDG Code as originally amended was recommended to governments as the basis for national regulations by which the requirements of SOLAS 1974 and MARPOL Annex III were effected, but the Code as amended by Amendments 32, 33, 34 and 35 is now mandatory.

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