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IMDG Guidelines

Procedures for the Transport, Handling and Storage of Dangerous Goods

Our IMDG Transport, Handling and Storage of Dangerous Goods Guidelines cover the following topics for APM Terminals Apapa:


1.1 APM Terminals Apapa
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Legislation
1.4 Definitions
1.4.1 Dangerous Cargoes
1.4.2 Dangerous Goods
1.5 Coming into Force


Table 1: Classification of Dangerous Goods
2.2 UN Numbers and Proper Shipping Numbers

General Requirements

3.1 Operational Procedures
3.2 Notifications
3.3 Reporting of Incidents
3.4 Packaging and Labelling
3.5 Segregation and Safe Storage of Dangerous Goods
3.6 Area for Damaged Dangerous Goods and Disposal
3.7 Dangerous Goods Advisor
3.8 Emergency Preparation
3.9 Inspections and Audits
3.10 Empty, Un-Cleaned Cargo Transport Units

Supply of Information

4.1 Overview
4.2 Entry of Dangerous Goods by Sea
4.3 Entry of Dangerous Goods by Land
4.4 Accuracy of Dangerous Goods Notification
4.5 Documentation
4.6 Leaking CTUs

Time Limitations

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Two Hours Maximum
5.3 Twelve Hours Maximum
Table 2: Cargoes Subject to Twelve Hour Limit
5.4 Five Days Maximum
5.5 Time Period
5.6 Storage
5.7 Extensions
5.8 High Consequence Dangerous Goods
7.5.1 Overview
7.5.2 Definition
Table 5: High Consequence Dangerous Goods
7.5.3 APM Terminals Approval