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International Maritime Dangerous Goods: 22 August 2018

22 August, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZST


This course provides an all encompassing view on requirements surrounding the carriage of dangerous goods by sea.  It is essential for shippers and shipper’s agents who prepare dangerous goods consignments, and is designed to comply with the training provision set out in Section 1.3 of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.  Upon completion of the course,  participants will have an understanding of the regulations allowing them to complete a dangerous goods shipment for transportation by sea freight. 

Key Topics:
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[li]The legislation;[/li]
[li]General responsibilities;[/li]
[li]Safety Data Sheets (SDS);[/li]
[li]The classification and identification of dangerous goods;[/li]
[li]Packaging requirements and labelling and marking procedures;[/li]
[li]Intermediate bulk containers;[/li]
[li]Segregation within the container;[/li]
[li]The Shipper’s Declaration and other relevant documentation; and[/li]
[li]Emergency response information.[/li]

Who should attend:
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[li]Shippers and shipper’s agents who prepare shipments for carriage by sea freight[/li]
[li]Individuals such as those who classify dangerous goods; pack, mark and label dangerous goods; load/unload cargo transport units; prepare IMO Dangerous Goods Declarations; or are otherwise directly involved in the transport of dangerous goods by sea freight as determined by the competent authority.[/li]

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[li]Detailed workbook, pen and paper will be supplied.[/li]

Certificate awarded:
On successful completion of this course the attendee will be awarded an International Maritime Dangerous Goods Certificate which assists with training requirements under IMDG Code (amendment 37-14), Section  This certification is valid for three years from date of successful course completion.

Course refreshments:
Arrival tea/coffee, morning tea, catered lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided.  Dietary requirements can be accommodated within the catered lunch – please advise within your online booking from the options provided (None; Vegetarian; Gluten-free; Dairy-free).

Cancellation/transfer terms:
Should a course transfer be required, this will be provided free of charge for the first transfer only, ensuring advised prior to 7 days before the course.  All subsequent transfers for a course booking will result in a $30.00+GST administration fee under the same conditions.  Course attendance must be completed within six months of the initial booking.

Cancellations or course transfers made on or after Wednesday, 15th August 2018 will be subject to a $150.00+GST cancellation/transfer fee. Cancellations/transfers within 48 hours of the course date or non-attendance, once registered, without notification will incur full course cost.

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Other courses you may be interested in:
Dangerous Goods Handling for Road Transport
IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Initial Course

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22 August, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZST
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Russell Hay, Dangerous Goods Management
09 255 7818


Dangerous Goods Management Ltd
39 Richard Pearse Drive
Auckland, 2022 New Zealand
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Phone: 0800 256 030 or +64 (0) 9 275 5559 / Email: training@dgm.co.nz
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