• 1. Dangerous Cargo Regulations

Dangerous Cargo Regulations

Regulation at Port Salalah for the handling of dangerous cargoes are in force.

Restricted Cargoes
Class 1 - Direct Delivery Only.
Class 7 - Not allowed except if it is for Government or Medical use only with prior permission.


Precautions
During handling of Class 1, tug port will be on stand-by up to completion of discharging cargo.


Special Berths
Port will decide where to berth the vessel depending on the contents of the cargo. IMDG Code applies.


General Safety Regulations Pertaining To Dangerous Goods
2.1 Acceptance of dangerous goods in port


2.1.1 No vessel shall carry, nor shall anyone cause to be brought into port, any dangerous goods other than in compliance with and listed in the IMO International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), and
without written notification of the intention so to do. All dangerous goods must be packed, labelled and marked in accordance with the IMDG Code.


2.1.2 The Port Management has the power to refuse dangerous goods for handling, storage or transhipment in the port, if it considers that in so doing there would be danger to life or property on account of the condition of the goods, the packing, the means of transport or conditions in the port.


2.2 Advance Notification


2.2.1 In addition to the notification required in Part 1, 2.1, the Master, Owner or agent of any vessel carrying dangerous goods either for discharge or in transit to another port, must supply the Port Management, the Customs, the Coastguard, the Port Police and the Port Civil Defence with copies of a list of all dangerous
goods on board. The list shall be submitted not less than 48 hours before the expected time of arrival showing:


a) the name of the vessel and the expected date and time of arrival;


b) stowage details;


c) the quantity of all dangerous cargo on board by IMDG class, technical name, UN number, and weight and number of packages; showing separately cargo for other destinations;


d) for each consignment for discharge;
i) the shipping marks and Bill of Lading number;
ii) the net quantity of powder or explosive material for all dangerous goods in IMDG Class 1.


2.2.2 Where it is not possible to give 48 hours notice, i.e., in an emergency or because the incoming voyage is very short, the said list shall be submitted on arrival or prior to berthing.


2.3 Classification, labelling and properties of dangerous goods


2.3.1 The classification, description and properties of, and labelling instructions for all dangerous goods are those defined in more detail in the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code).

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