The carriage of Dangerous Goods is complicated
and difficult and the following is only intended
as guidelines for the Company's Customers. Full
details of the regulations are contained in the
IMDG Code which should be followed at all times.
Gozo Channel treats the carriage of Dangerous
Goods in two ways:
(i) On Passenger sailings
(ii) On Cargo Mode (freight only) where no more
than 55 Passengers may be carried.
The following general points apply to both Passenger
and Cargo Mode sailings:
(i) Many seemingly quite innocent goods are
classified as Dangerous Goods. If in any doubt
consult the IMDG (International Maritime Dangerous
Goods) Code or the Company.
(ii) Prior to shipment the SHIPPER MUST FULLY
COMPLETE a Dangerous Goods Declaration Note
- Form GCC 306, attached. Company personnel
are instructed to view and complete the relevant
section of the dangerous goods declaration form
(iii) Any dangerous goods carried must be carried
in accordance with
(a) IMDG Code requirements; or
(b) in line with the exemption granted by the
Authorities to carry on passenger sailings certain
goods otherwise prohibited.
(iv) Company personnel are instructed to ensure
the type, nature and quantity of dangerous goods
to be shipped on each respective sailing. This
shall be conveyed verbally and by presentation
of the DGDN (Dangerous Goods Declaration Note)
prior to loading. The stowage position is also
to be noted on the Dangerous Goods Declaration
(v) No dangerous goods are to be shipped on
trailers without tractor units.
(vi) No dangerous goods are permitted to be
shipped on the parcel service.
to download Dangerous Goods declaration note