IMDG Code Marine regulations
The International Marine Dangerous Goods code has been created as per the recommendations of the United Nations’ panel of expert on transport of dangerous goods along with the IMO (International Maritime Organisation). This recommendation by the UN was presented as a report in the year 1956 after which the IMDG Code was started to be drafted in the year 1961.
This code provides the information required for all shipments by vessel, including, but not limited to:
- Classification, Packing requirements, UN specification packages and incompatible dangerous goods, Requirements for Labeling and Marking and Completion of Shipper's Declaration