Dangerous Goods Inspection


Currently we conduct dangerous goods inspections for various shipping lines on a weekly basis for containers leaving ports all over Europe. The inspection assesses cargo and container condition, labelling, packing, access and segregation in accordance with the requirements of the IMDG code 2010.We can inspect a random or targeted selection of containers at the discretion of the line.

Selected containers are diverted to an inspection area on arrival into the port. Containers that meet the requirements of the code pass the inspection and are resealed and released for onward shipment as planned. Failed inspections result in a stop being placed on the container until faults are rectified satisfactorily and re-examinations are completed.

We raise a formal hazardous cargo inspection report, which is issued to the instructing party and operating agents promptly upon completion of the examinations in order to afford sufficient opportunity to complete rectification works in time for planned shipment.

In the event of damaged or leaking containers, we will attend to assess the condition of the cargo, the cause and extent of damages. We will devise the probable cause identify areas for further investigation in order to support claims. We also advise-on and oversee transhipment operations, to ensure dangerous goods are handled, packed, marked and secured suitably for onward shipment.

Please do not hesitate to contact our office on +44 (0) 2380 207938 or info@marine-surveying.co.uk to discuss your specific requests. Alternatively, please click here to submit an enquiry online.
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2 Marine Surveying Society UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency 4 5
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