Marine transportation is considered to be one of the safest means for freight transportation; and at Oceanex, we strive to move our customers’ goods safely and efficiently We have implemented comprehensive procedures for the movement of dangerous goods compliant with federal and international legislation. The transportation of dangerous goods by Oceanex, including marine and road, is subject to multiple regulations, in whole or in part, including:
When shipping dangerous goods, shippers are responsible for knowing the applicable regulations for the commodities they are carrying and must declare them when arriving at our terminals. It is also vital that shippers note that regulations can vary for transportation by road and ship.
The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) requires that shippers provide a shipping document containing the information required by Part 3 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.
The shipping document shall include, but is not limited to, the following:
For more information on TDG shipping documents, please refer to Transport Canada TDG bulletin – Shipping documents