Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Marine)

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Transporting Dangerous Goods by Ship / Boat / Vessel

Transporting any dangerous goods comes with its share of risks. When transporting dangerous goods by marine vessel – e.g. boat, container ship or any other means on the water – the safety hazards and consequences are elevated. Even the smallest fire on a ship, for example, poses a tremendous danger to the ship and all on board. Should chemicals or materials leak or flood into the water, the consequences can be severe to devastating for marine life as well as to people, both physically and economically. That’s why safety training for the marine transportation of dangerous goods is crucial. This course on dangerous goods transportation safety training for marine transportation covers safety essentials when it comes to the handling and transportation of dangerous goods that will be carried on a boat, ship, barge, oil rig, container vessel or anything else by water. The marine transportation dangerous goods safety training is suitable for the crew of the vessel as well as for any employee who will be involved in the preparation, securing, loading, unloading or handling of dangerous goods that are being transported by lake, river, sea or any other waterway.

Frequently Asked Questions

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