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International Maritime Dangerous Goods: 8 February 2018

8 February, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZDT


This course focuses on the use of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.  At the 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. The course is designed for those who require training to complete IMO Dangerous Goods Declarations for sea freight shipments, and individuals who prepare dangerous goods shipments for carriage by sea freight.

Key Topics:

  • The legislation
  • General responsibilities
  • The classification and identification of dangerous goods
  • Packaging requirements and labelling and marking procedures
  • Intermediate bulk containers
  • Segregation within the container
  • The Shipper’s Declaration and other relevant documentation
  • Emergency response information

Who should attend:

  • Shippers and shipper’s agents who prepare shipments for carriage by sea freight
  • 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.


  • Detailed workbook, pen and paper will be supplied
  • 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).

Certificate awarded:
On successful completion of this course the attendee will be awarded an International Maritime Dangerous Goods certification 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.

Cancellation terms:
Cancellations or course transfers made on or after Thursday, 1 February 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.

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

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8 February, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm NZDT
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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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