MGN 497 Storage and use of dangerous goods onboard ship

Information about the correct storage and stowage of packaged quantities of dangerous goods.


MGN 497 (M+F) Dangerous goods - including chemicals and other materials - storage and use on board ship

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This notice is for all:

  • ship owners
  • ship operators
  • managers
  • masters
  • officers

of merchant ships and:

  • skippers
  • owners
  • operators

of small commercial code vessels and:

  • owners
  • operators
  • managers

of fishing vessels and:

  • agents
  • charterers
  • training providers
  • inspectors of cargoes
  • port authorities
  • terminal operators
  • others involved in the storage and use of dangerous goods, chemicals and materials onboard ship
Published 28 August 2013