Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code 9IMDG Code) requires all shore-side staff concerned with the transport of dangerous goods by sea to receive training commensurate with their responsibilities (IMDB Code The course explores and highlights the relationship between Sea Regulations (IMDG) and European Road Regulations (ADR) essential for those exporting to mainland Europe.

Who should attend?

Training is required for staff from road vehicle operators, ship operators and port staff, shippers, freight agents and cargo handling agents

Benefits of attending

This 2-day course will enable you to interpret the regulations regarding the transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea

Course content

Day 1

  • Introduction to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG)
  • Identification and classification of Dangerous Goods
  • Marine pollutants
  • UN Packaging specifications
  • Packing procedures
  • Limited Quantity provisions

Day 2

  • Consignment preparation
  • Marking and labelling of packages and IBCs
  • Placarding of containers, tanks and vehicles
  • Segregation Groups and Segregation Provisions
  • Documentation
  • The use of Sea Regulations (IMDG) in conjunction with other modes of transport

Course duration

2 days



This price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Please notify us of any special requirements or access arrangements at the time of booking.

Booking and information

Please book this course directly through TrainingTeam on 01293 536943 or email