* make sure the safe transport of dangerous goods * Protect the marine environment
* International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code * To supplement of the SOLAS and MARPOL Conventions, the IMO developed the IMDG Code. * The IMDG code contains detailed technical specifications to enable dangerous goods to be transported safely by sea.
Part 1General provisions, definitions and training Part 2Classification Part 4Packing and tank provisions Part 5Consignment procedures Part 6construction and testing of packaging's, IBCs, large packaging's, portable tanks and road tank vehicles Part 7transport operations
Part 3 Dangerous Goods List (DGL), Special Provisions Limited and Excepted Quantities Exceptions Appendix A List of Generic and N.O.S. (Not Otherwise Specified) Proper Shipping Names Appendix B Glossary of terms Alphabetical Index
EMS Guide Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods Medical First Aid Guide Reporting Procedures Packing Cargo Transport Units Safe Use of Pesticides INF Code International Code for the Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on Board Ships
1.To distinguish between goods which are considered to be dangerous for transport and those which are not. 2. To identify the dangers which are presented by dangerous goods in transport. 3.To ensure that the correct measure are taken to 4. enable these goods to be transported safely without risk to persons or property.
Class 1Explosives Class 2Gases Class 3Flammable liquids Class 4Flammable solids Class 5Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides Class 6Toxic and infectious substances Class 7Radioactive material Class 8Corrosive substances Class 9Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles
1. know the technical name for each dangerous goods 2. From volume-2 index find the technical name and UN NO.(United Nations NO.) of the goods. 3. From dangerous goods list find corresponding UN NO. 4. From the current page columns, we can know where to refer all kinds of operation.
SOLAS CHAPTER VII Part A Regulation 4 Documents 5. Each ship carrying dangerous goods in packaged form shall use proper shipping name and correct description given by the IMDG. Have a special list or manifest, in accordance with the classification set out in the IMDG code. A detailed stowage plan, which identifies by class and sets out the location of all dangerous goods on board, may be used in place of such a special list or manifest. A copy of these documents shall be made available before departure to the person or organization designated by the port state authority.