There are regulations for the handling of dangerous cargo.
CCP, chemical and explosive cargo.
Ship's agents must declare Cargo Manifest to both Customs Officers and Port Authorities in advance. Cargo receivers must apply for an import permit for some special cargo, such as explosives and radioactive substances in advance.
Ships that are berthing/sailing are to be guided by a motor boat.
During loading/discharging CCP, ships are to be surrounded by an oil boom.
Dangerous cargoes must be handled at the "Dangerous Cargo Berth", except containerised cargo which is to be handled at the container berth.
Fire watch is compulsory when discharging/loading explosives.