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International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code

Starting from the first of January of 2014 the IMGD Code, edition of 2012, will enter into force for a period of two years. It was voluntarily enforced since the first of January of 2013.

The International Maritime Organization (ILO) has decided through this instrument, to gather and collect all norms that are applied in the area of transport of dangerous goods. This code prescribes all the applicable dispositions for each substance, matter or good that can be transported. It is updated every two years and it is a mandatory consult for exporters and carriers.

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