The round-table meeting “Maritime transportation of dangerous cargo of Class 1 – explosives”
Saint-Petersburg, Russia, hotel «Ambassador»
7 June 2018
The round-table meeting “Maritime transportation of dangerous cargo of Class 1 – explosives” was held on June 7, 2018 in St. Petersburg. The conference was devoted to a system of dangerous goods safety transportation control. Participants discussed pros and cons of this system, control and supervision of cargo operations, as well as the existing practice of dangerous goods transporting.
The conference was attended by Russian Ministry of Transport, Russian Federal agency
for maritime and river transport, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Transport Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation, Transport Committee of Russian National Duma, seaport captains, industry universities, stevedoring companies, owners of dangerous goods, carriers, recognized organizations in the field of maritime transport safety, forwarders , surveyors.
Our experts made a report on the topic: "Safety data sheet of chemical products. Explosives ". The presentation highlighted work field of Chemical Safety Department, and draft revision of GHS Chapter 2.1 (Explosives), carried out by a subcommittee of GHS experts that Coordinating Informational Center of CIS Member States on approximation of regulatory practices are part of. Participants of the conference were informed about innovations in the field of classification and labeling of explosives, as well as offered to share opinions or any useful information on topic to help represent the country's interests at the meetings of the GHS Subcommittee of Experts, which will be held from 4 to 6 July.