Are Dangerous Goods loaded in specific holds in a ship

Are Dangerous Goods loaded in specific holds in a ship..??

 

This is a question that I have received a couple of times on my blog and I was quite happy when I saw Shashi Kallada covered this question elaborately on his blog (IMDG Code Compliance Centre)..

Today I am sharing that post with all of you..

Do ships have specific holds for Dangerous Goods?

Dangerous Goods in packaged form and Dangerous Goods in solid form in bulk vary in their properties for potential for starting fire and the approach for firefighting too varies. Fire at sea is the most dangerous situation for seafarers after the fury of mother nature.

Do ships have specific holds for Dangerous Goods?

SOLAS Chapter VII parts A and A-1 is for Carriage of Dangerous Goods in Packaged Form and in Solid form in Bulk.

Carriage of dangerous goods in packaged form is amplified through provisions of IMDG Code and solid from in bulk through IMSBC Code.  SOLAS Chapter VII Part A states:

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One comment on “Are Dangerous Goods loaded in specific holds in a ship

  1. VIJAY YERZAL says:

    Yes they are loaded in specific holds as per the Vessel DOC i.e Document of Compliance

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