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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea
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International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), requires all shore-side staff concerned with the transport of dangerous goods by sea to receive training commensurate with their responsibilities, (IMDG Code

The course explores and highlights the relationship between Sea Regulations (IMDG) and European Road Regulations (ADR) essential for those exporting to mainland Europe.

This 2-day Course will enable you to interpret the regulations regarding the transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea.


Learning outcomes

Day 1

  • Introduction to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG)
  • Identification and classification of Dangerous Goods
  • Marine pollutants
  • UN packaging specifications
  • Packaging procedures
  • Limited Quantity provisions


Day 2

  • Consignment preparation
  • Marking and labelling of packages and IBCs
  • Placarding of containers, tanks and vehicles
  • Segregation Groups and Segregation Provisions
  • Documentation
  • The use of Sea Regulations (IMDG) in conjunction with other modes of transport


Who should attend

Training is required for staff from road vehicle operators, ship operators and port staff, shippers, freight agents and cargo handling agents.


The Presenter

The Dangerous Goods Academy is run by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) - one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting, shaping and standing up for efficient logistics.

With FTA’s Dangerous Goods training you benefit from:

  • assurance that your staff are qualified and competent to legally transport dangerous goods.
  • training delivered by a professional team of trainers with extensive industry knowledge.
  • courses that meet your needs, whatever your involvement with the transportation of dangerous goods.

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Non-member price - £377 + VAT

IOE&IT members can benefit from a 15% discount by quoting code IOE19 when booking.



Dates and locations

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 24/06/2019 25/06/2019 Gatwick Book Now
 01/07/2019 02/07/2019 Manchester  Book Now 
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 14/10/2019 15/10/2019 Bristol   Book Now
 21/10/2019 22/10/2019 Newcastle   Book Now
 21/10/2019 22/10/2019 Gatwick   Book Now
 11/11/2019 12/11/2019 East Midlands   Book Now


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