A poorly packed container exposes transport workers and ship/terminal staff to risk. Additionally they pose risk to other cargo, equipment and environment. Therefore, please be informed that all IMDG cargo must be properly packed on pallets with proper wrapping and secured in the container according to IMDG packing standard mentioned in the commodity packing instruction in the relevant MSDS.
The cargo and the container must be properly marked & labelled. Any irrelevant marks or labels has to be removed.
Additionally, truck drivers delivering dangerous goods containers to the port of Hamad must carry MSDS related to the carried container before entering the port and produce it for inspection by an officer or authorities when requested.
Any contravention or failure to comply with above regulations for the safe transport, handling and storage of dangerous goods shall be liable for misdeclaration charges as per tariff, which will be effective October 1, 2018.