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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), requires all shore-side staff concerned with the transport of dangerous goods by sea to receive training commensurate with their responsibilities, (IMDG 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
  • Packaging 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


  • This course is also available as an in-company option.  
  • For more information please email or call 0371 711 2222