Rules for the Safe Transport, Handling and Storage of Dangerous Substances and Oils in Port Areas - Northern Territory


Where dangerous goods are being handled on or at a wharf other than in the area of the Port of Darwin, the handling shall be carried out in accordance with (a) the requirements contained in the Rules, or (b) the requirements of the Chief Inspector.

The Rules for the safe transport, handling and storage of dangerous substances and oils in port areas are published by and available from the Association of Australian Port and Marine Authorities, Level 16, 1 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000.

Service type


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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1998 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Regulations 1985 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Ports Australia

Contact details

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Shipping Officer

Operating address: 38 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 2520
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889995511
Fax: 0889247200
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