19 December 2018
The IMDG Code 2016 Edition entered into force 1 January 2018 and is applicable for two years.
The IMDG Code 2018 Edition have recently been published by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Compliance with (Amendment 39-18) is optional from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 and the new amendments will become mandatory from 1 January 2020.
The IMDG Code Supplement, 2018 Edition, containing several related texts such as the EmS Guide and MFAG. This edition replaces the previous 2014 edition.