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  • 2019 February 19 14:40

    2nd conference on transportation of dangerous cargoes to address application of IMDG Code and ADR Agreement in Russia

    Representatives of RF Transport Ministry will tell about application of IMDG Code (International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code) and ADR Agreement (International transport of dangerous goods by road) in Russia at the second conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” on 12 March 2019.

    The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code is considered and extension to the provisions of SOLAS chapter VII. The IMDG Code was given a mandatory status in 2004.

    The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation has recently granted an authority to confirm conformity of dangerous cargo containers to Central Marine Research and Design Institute (CNIIMF JSC). As of today, containers for maritime transportation of dangerous goods can be tested in the laboratories of Marine Engineering Bureau, CNIIMF and Krylov State research Center.

    The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (“ADR”) applies to EU member states and a significant number of other signatory countries around the world (total number of states - 48). ADR2019 applies from 1 January 2019.

    Russia’s leading industry-focused media group PortNews will hold the second conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” on 12 March 2019. The event will be held under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation >>>> 

    Marine Cargo Bureau (MCB), one of the leading Russian companies specializing in safe shipping services, supports the event as its General Sponsor. 

    Strict compliance with regulations on transportation of dangerous cargo including explosives is vital for accident-free operation of seaborne and intermodal transport. A system to control safe transportation of dangerous cargo is being successfully applied in Russia. It complies with key provisions of international legislation in this sphere. 

    Specific features of this system applied to multimodal transportation of exported/imported dangerous cargo, control and supervision of operations with dangerous cargo as well as actual practice of transportation will be covered and discussed by the conference participants. 

    Invited to participate: representatives of RF Transport Ministry, RF Ministry of Industry and Trade, Federal Customs Service of Russia, Rosmorrechflot, Roszheldor, Rosavtodor, Rosoboronexsport, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Russian Railways, Russia’s Union of Transport Workers, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Harbour Masters of seaports, industry-focused educational institutions, stevedoring companies, manufacturers of hazardous cargo and exposives, shipping companies, forwarders, surveyors and organizations recognized as experts in safe shipping of dangerous cargo.

    Draft programme of the conference and the terms of participation will be provided upon request sent to av@portnews.ru.




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