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Document ID (ISN)103995
CIS number 05-5
ISBN(s) 92-1-439009-6
Year 2003
Convention or series no. ECE/TRANS/170
Title European Agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterways (ADN) [United Nations]
Original title Evropejskoe soglašenie o meždunarodnoj perevozke opasnyh gruzov po vnutrennim vodnym putjam (VOPOG) [in Russian]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 2003. xxxv, 452p. Illus. (Vol.I); v, 493p. Illus. (Vol.II).
Internet access http://www.unece.org/trans/danger/adnreg2003.html [in English]
Abstract This two-volume set provides the text of the Agreement and the annexed Regulations. The Regulations contain provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles and their carriage in packages and in bulk on board inland navigation vessels and tank vessels, as well as provisions concerning the construction and operation of such vessels. They also address requirements and procedures for inspections, issue of certificates of approval, recognition of classification societies, monitoring, and training and examination of experts. Russian version of the document analysed under CIS 03-1019.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; Europe; UN; international agreements; inland water transport; major hazards; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; European Communities; harmful substances; tankers; bulk liquid containers; materials testing; hazard identification; approval; translation; classification; directive; loading and unloading
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUN
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Water transportation
Transport of materials