The international maritime dangerous goods (imdg) code is the worldwide standard for shipping dangerous goods by sea amendment 39-18 is effective january 1, 2019 and mandatory january 1, 2020. Description the international maritime dangerous goods code ( imdg ) (inc amdt 38-16) book (2 vols) the international maritime dangerous goods code ( imdg code) includes revisions to various sections of the code and to transport requirements for specific substances. A copy of the imdg regulations is required to complete this course and is available at an additional cost i-cab recognized course this content developer is recognized by the international competency assessment board (i-cab) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for i-cab assessment.
The international maritime dangerous goods code (imdg) is published by the imo and revised biennially it is based upon the united nations recommendations on the safe transport of. The sub-committee began preparing the next set of draft amendments (38-16) to the international maritime dangerous goods (imdg) code and authorized e&t 23, which is scheduled to be held in spring. V the development of a circular addressing: a promotion of correct implementation of the declaration requirements of the imdg code b guidance on inspections by competent authorities for the identification of wrongly.
Stowage of dangerous goods on board container ships are decided by two factors, document of compliance and imdg code imdg code sets forth the stowage and segregation rules which is executed on each vessel according to the document of compliance issued to her. Origin and development of the life safety code (nfpa 101) the life safety code exists today primarily because a number of devastating, catastrophic fires focused national attention on the fire problem and the inadequacies of life safety. 313 the further training recommended in 1316 of the imdg code describes sections of the code, or other relevant instruments, that may be appropriate to be considered in the training of any person involved in the transport of dangerous goods.
The imdg code requires the use of only the statement at imdg 54161, which includes as part of the statement and are in all aspects in proper condition for transport according to applicable international and national government regulations. The development of the imdg code dates back to the 1960 safety of life at sea conference, which recommended that governments should adopt a uniform international code for the transport of dangerous goods by sea to supplement the regulations contained. Get trained today on how to ship dangerous goods by maritime transportation you'll be issued an imdg compliance certificate when you complete the course with every ihazmat training you get access to the course material for the duration of the certificate.
The international maritime organization (imo) this fall will publish a new edition of its international maritime dangerous goods code (imdg code), the manual used by hazmat vessel shippers to ensure compliance with us and international hazardous materials/dangerous goods transport requirements. The international maritime dangerous goods code (imdg code) is an internationally agreed regulation developed by the international maritime organization (imo) and sets provisions for the safe transport of dangerous goods by sea the goal of the imdg code is to enhance the safe transport of dangerous goods by sea and protect the marine environment. Course name imdg training course training objective acquiring general knowledge about shipments of packed dangerous cargo and the use/structure of the imdg code - including classification, packing, securing, segregation, documentation, marking, labelling, stowage, risks and emy management - being able to audit a dangerous cargo shipment. The regulation the carriage of dangerous cargoes in packaged form is covered under the provisions of the imo's international maritime dangerous goods code (imdg code), as required by solas chapter vii regulations. Finally, the imdg code now contains multiple references to the imo/ilo/unece code of practice for packing of cargo transport units (ctu code) the product of a group of experts, including tt club, ichca, gsf and wsc, amongst others, the ctu code is an important framework providing advice and information to anyone involved in freight transport.
The imdg code, 2018 edition (inc amendment 39-18) comes into force on 1 january 2020 for two years and may be applied voluntarily as from 1 january 2019 the imdg code, 2016 edition amendment 38-16 came into force on 1 january 2018 for two years. The imdg code supplement, 2018 edition, once published, will render the previous 2014 edition as of 1 january 2018, the 2016 edition of the imdg code (incorporating amendment 38-16) is mandatory while the imdg code supplement, 2014 edition remains valid until further notice, imo notes. Imdg code 2008 vol 1 when temperature control is used to stabilize such substances to prevent the development of any dangerous excess pressure, then: 1 2 for.
Development of a possible draft protocol to the convention definition of hns œ imdg code in effect in 1996 note by the secretariat summary executive summary. Of part 172 and chapters 13, 52, 53 and 54 of the imdg code in that shipping papers, marking, labeling, emergency response information and training are required for damaged. Imdg e-learning the imdg code is international guideline to the safe transportation or shipment of dangerous goods by sea imdg code training is mandatory for all shore side staff involved in the handling and transport of dangerous goods by sea. This course provides a recap of the main imdg code provisions and includes an update on significant changes in the latest amendment for personnel who have already been trained online or in the classroom, and have previous knowledge of the imdg code's provisions, under imdg code 1311.