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Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Regulations governing the transport of hazardous goods constantly change and are made even stricter. This is particularly valid for all traffic concerning the USA.

A keynote of Hapag-Lloyd is its high expertise. Hapag-Lloyd's standard for electronic data processing is regarded as exemplary. The quality of the system used can also be gauged by the great interest taken in it by other companies.

Profit from the know-how of our specialists worldwide: We support you when planning your transport of hazardous goods by sea, road, rail and inland waterway vessel and ensure smooth handling.

Benefits

  • Our dangerous goods experts offer you all-encompassing advice.
  • Your hazardous cargo bookings will be checked by our experts in a quick and reliable way. Legal requirements of all countries and ports related to your transport are taken into account.
  • We ensure a safe transport by observing the proper stowage of your dangerous goods on board, sometimes going beyond the stowage and segregation requirements of the IMDG Code when our experts find that may be necessary. This gives additional safety to your cargo, the vessel, persons and the environment.
  • High level of expertise in the transport chain. You will have well-trained Sales executives helping you with complicated Dangerous Goods problems.

Our dangerous goods experts are also available to you to discuss all topics with regard to the different international and national regulations and help you to find solutions for special arrangements and exemptions via our relation to the coast guard organisations. Please contact your nearest Hapag-Lloyd office.

For further Information about IMO classes please have a look at the International Maritime Organization.