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.Online IMDG Ocean Shipping


This course is for both Initial and Recurrent training.

For shipments using Ocean (vessel) Transportation. Fulfills US DOT and International Law Training Requirements for both Initial and Recurrent training.

Who should take this course? Any hazmat employee who needs to understand how to use the IMDG Code. This includes: Shipping personnel who prepare and sign the shipping papers for ocean transport, Personnel responsible for classifying hazardous product, Anyone else who meets the definition of a "hazmat employee" and who needs to understand how to read and interpret the IMDG Code. This includes: Shippers, Forwarders, NVOCC's and other Shore-side personnel.

Please note: Shipboard personnel may wish to seek additional in-depth training regarding loading and stowage issues aboard their vessels.

Scope of this course:

Dangerous Goods List
Limited Quantity
Packaging and Tank Provisions
Consignment Procedures
Packaging Construction and Tests
Transport Provisions and US Regulations
This course covers non-bulk and IBC/Portable Tank transport of non-radioactive material
General Awareness, Safety and Security Awareness Training

This course includes: Shipper and Forwarder requirements for shipping non-bulk packagings and IBC's using the IMDG Regulations. 

Materials Required: Current edition of the IMDG Code is required for this session. If you need a current copy, we suggest purchasing one from our recommended suppliers.

What is the difference between online and webinar training? Webinars are instructor led and completed in 1 day. Online training is taken on your own, and you have 3 months to complete. Check out our webinars!

Are any additional training courses required?

Function Specific Training - Ultimately (in the United States) your employer has final responsibility for determining if a hazmat employee is properly trained for their particular job function. Since there is a potential for limitless types of job functions as determined by an individual employer, we as your training provider can only suggest what types of additional training might be required. If you ship Radioactive or Explosives, additional training may be required. 


Questions?  Frequently Asked Questions for online training 

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Other Details:

Please note: Prepayment is required for Online Training. Usernames and passwords are emailed once payment is received.

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Prerequisites: None
Training Valid For: 3 years
Time Required: 12 to 20 hours for initial training or for someone who has not regularly used the IMDG Code; 8 to 12 hours for those who regularly use the IMDG Code.
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