IMDG Code Amendment 38-16, 2016 Edition

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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..

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

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Are Dangerous Goods loaded in specific holds in a ship

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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 the answer to this question with all of you below..

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