Dangerous Goods

Segregations Table for Hazardous Containerized Materials

Oceanex is compliant with the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code. Therefore “A declaration form for all dangerous goods transported by sea is required, including Limited Quantities”. (IMDG Code

For the Dangerous Goods to be classified as Limited Quantity (LTD QTY), it has to be packed in limited quantities provided for in Colum 7a of the Dangerous Goods List (IMDG code chapter 3).

Please note that the consignor is responsible for providing the carrier with the information applicable to those dangerous goods before allowing a carrier to take possession of DG for transportation as per IMDG code and TDG Regulation SOR/2001-86.

The following segregation table highlights the different classes of dangerous goods that can be loaded on our vessels. The areas noted with an “X” are classes that cannot be placed in the same storage container. However they may be loaded on the vessel if containers can be stowed a certain distance apart.

For more information you may contact our Customer Service Department at 514 875-9595 (Montreal) or 1 888 875-9595 (toll-free).

Class 1.1, 1.2, 1.5 1.3, 1.6 1.4 2.1 2.2 2.3 3 4.1 4.2 4.3 5.1 5.2 6.1 6.2 7 8 9
1.1, 1.2, 1.5 Explosives
1.3, 1.6 Explosives
1.4 Explosives
2.1 Flammable gases
2.2 Non-toxic, non-flammable gases
2.3 Toxic gases
3 Flammable liquids
4.1 Flammable solids (including self-reactive substances and solid desensitized explosives)
4.2 Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
4.3 Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases
5.1 Oxidizing substances (agents)
5.2 Organic peroxides
6.1 Toxic substances
6.2 Infectious substances
7 Radioactive material
8 Corrosive substances
9 Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles

Please note that there is no option to ship radioactive materials on Oceanex vessels.

Reference can be made for proper segregation distances by referring to Section – of International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code Volume 1.