IMDG Code, 2016 Edition Amendment 38-16

As you may be aware, the IMO has announced that the IMDG Code, 2016 Edition comes into force on 1 January 2018 for two years..

During 2017, shippers and carriers may opt to use the provisions of IMDG Code 38th amendment (38-16) or 37th Amendment (37-14)..

Currently the IMDG Code 2014 Edition which came into force on 1st January 2016 is being used and the IMDG Code Supplement, 2014 Edition will remain valid until further notice..

IMDG Code book

So what is this IMDG Code 38th amendment (38-16) all about..??

To help us understand it, the IMDG Code Compliance Centre run by Shashi Kallada, is publishing a series of articles highlighting prominent changes and additions in 38th Amendment for our better understanding..

  1. IMDG Code 38-16 – Update 1 – Classification
  2. IMDG Code 38-16 – Update 2 – Polymerizing Substances and Special Provision 386
  3. IMDG Code 38-16 – Update 3 – POLYESTER RESIN KIT

For best results and understanding, you can visit the site and also subscribe to receive regular updates on this hugely important topic of Hazardous Goods..

What did you think of the above article..?? Comment below..

2 comments on “IMDG Code, 2016 Edition Amendment 38-16

  1. Chris Walden says:

    Hi Hariesh,
    Great timing for you to put this article out as it ties in very nicely with the last one on Freight Forwarders, who, in many instances have no clue what IMDG stands for and why they need to understand it !!!! So maybe this will catapult them into activity.

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