Marine Order 41 (Carriage of Dangerous Goods) - Australian Government

Description

You must comply with this Order if you operate a regulated Australian vessel and intend to pack or transport dangerous goods, as specified in the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.

This Order gives effect to chapter 7 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), specifically:

  • the carriage of dangerous goods in packaged form -  includes provisions for the classification, packing, marking, labelling and placarding, documentation and stowage of dangerous goods,
  • special requirements for the carriage of packaged irradiated nuclear fuel, plutonium and high-level radioactive wastes on board ships and requires ships carrying such products to comply with the International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on Board Ships (INF Code).

Please consult the Agency Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Comply All Marine Order 41 (Carriage of Dangerous Goods) (Opens in new window)
Comply All International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 41 (Carriage of dangerous goods) 2017 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

Contact details

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Enquiries

Ship Safety Division

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon, Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5000