MGN 545 (M+F) Transport of dangerous goods in private vehicles

Guidance on the transport of items classified as dangerous by individuals in private vehicles and by foot passengers on Ro-Ro ships


MGN 545 (M+F) Guidance on the transport of dangerous goods as defined by the international maritime dangerous goods (IMDG) code when carried in a private vehicle not in commercial use or by a foot passenger on a Ro-Ro ship

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Notice to all owners, ship operators and managers, masters and officers of merchant ships, agents, charterers, shippers, consignors, training providers, inspectors of cargoes, port authorities and terminal operators and others involved in the transport of dangerous good by sea.

This MGN only replaces Annex 3 paragraph 4 and Annex 5 of MGN 340, and paragraphs 6.3 and 7 of MGN 341.

Published 7 March 2018