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Document ID (ISN)32786
CIS number 80-240
ISBN(s) 0-11-512193-5
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Department of Trade.
Title Carriage of dangerous goods in ships: Report of the Standing Advisory Committee 1978 - The Blue Book.
Bibliographic information H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, 3rd. edition, 1978. 350p. Illus. Price: ú9.00. Amendment No.1-79, July 1979. 125p. Price: ú4.00.
Abstract This loose-leaf document gives the report of the Committee, followed by the text of the Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods) Rules 1978 (Statutory Instrument 1543/1978) and the Committee's recommendations, based to a very large extent on the IMCO International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG), covering: explosives, gases, flammable liquids and solids, oxidising agents, toxic and radioactive substances and corrosives (listed in synoptic tables indicating category, stowage conditions, warning labels and other requirements) and tank requirements for dangerous liquids. Amendment No.1-79 takes account of amendments to the IMDG effective in the United Kingdom on 1 Sep. 1979 (mainly concerning the code for portable tanks and the appendix concerning totally enclosed battery-operated fork lift trucks).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; sea transport; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) corrosive substances; explosives; report; IMCO; legislation; oxidizing substances; radioactive substances; toxic substances; bulk liquid containers; flammable substances
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation