Regulation Concerning The Carriage Of Dangerous Goods By Sea-Going Vessels

Original Language Title: Verordnung über die Beförderung gefährlicher Güter mit Seeschiffen

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Regulation on the transport of dangerous goods (dangerous goods regulations see – GGVSee) maritime GGVSee Ausfertigung date: 04.11.2003 full quotation: "danger goods regulation Lake in the version of the notice by the 26 March 2014 (BGBl. I S. 301), by article 5 of the Decree of February 26, 2015 (BGBl. I S. 265) has been changed" stand: Neugefasst by BEK. v. 26.3.2014 I 301;
 
as amended by article 5 V v. 26.2.2015 I 265 for details on the stand number found in the menu under instructions this regulation serves the implementation of article 12 of Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2002 establishing a community monitoring and information system for maritime transport and the repeal of Directive 93/75/EEC (OJ EC No. L 208, p. 10).
Footnote (+++ text detection from: 1.1.2003 +++) (+++ official note of the standard authority on EC law: implementation of EGRL 59/2002 (CELEX Nr: 302 L 0059) +++) § 1 scope (1) this regulation regulates the carriage of dangerous goods by sea-going vessels. For the transport of dangerous goods by seagoing vessels on navigable inland waterways in Germany, the provisions of the dangerous goods regulation road, rail and inland waterways remain unaffected.
(2) this regulation does not apply to the transport of dangerous goods, which are intended as ship's stores or the ship's equipment.
(3) this regulation does not apply for the carriage of dangerous goods by sea-going vessels of the Bundeswehr or foreign armed forces, reasons of the defence so require. Sentence 1 applies also to other ships used on behalf of the Bundeswehr or the foreign forces, if loading of dangerous goods under surveillance in accordance with article 6, paragraph 3.

Article 2 definitions (1) for the purposes of this regulation 1 is "SOLAS Convention" the International Convention for the safety of life at sea, 1974 (BGBl. 1979 II p. 141), that last in accordance with SOLAS 24 change regulation of July 23, 2012 (BGBl. 2012 II S. 690) has been modified;
2. is "IMDG Code" of the international maritime dangerous goods code, which has been modified most recently by resolution MSC.328(90) in the official German translation posted on November 12, 2012 (following. 2012 p. 922);
3. is "IMSBC code" of the international maritime solid bulk cargoes code in the official German translation posted on December 15, 2009 (more. 2009 S. 775), amended by resolution MSC.354(92) (more. 2013 p. 1015), corrected by publication by the 15 may 2014 (more. P. 467);
4. is "IBC Code" of the international code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk (BAnz. No. 125a by July 12, 1986), newly adopted by resolution MSC.176(79) (where. 2007 p. 8), and amended lists of substances, in accordance with the MEPC. 2 circular 12 and of the MEPC. 1 circular 512 (following. 2007 p. 80; 2007 p. 152), amended by resolution MSC.340(91) (where. 2013 S. 1033);
5. is "BCH Code" the code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk (BAnz. No. 146a of 9 August 1983), amended by resolution MSC.212(81) (where. 2010 p. 653);
6 'IGC Code' means the international code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk (BAnz. No 125a by July 12, 1986), as last amended by resolution MSC.220(82) (where. 2009 p. 758) and MSC.225(82) (where. 2009 p. 760);
7. is "GC Code" the code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk (BAnz. No. 146a of 9 August 1983), amended by resolution MSC.182(79) (where. 2009 p. 652);
8. "CTU-Pack guidelines" are the guidelines of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) for packing of cargo transport units (CTUs) as amended by the notice of February 17, 1999 (following. 1999, p. 164).
9. "EmS Guide" is the Guide to accident measures for ships carrying dangerous goods, as amended by the notice of August 19, 2013 (where. 2013 S. 850);
10 is "Airports" the Guide to medical first aid measures in accidents with dangerous goods as amended by the notice of 1 February 2001 (BAnz. No. 68a of 6 April 2001);
11 'INF Code' means the international management code for the safe carriage of packaged irradiated nuclear fuel, plutonium and high-level radioactive waste (BAnz. 2000 p. 23 322), amended by resolution MSC.241(83) (where. 2009 S. 82);
12. "Basel Convention" is the Basel Convention of 22 March 1989 on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal (BGBl. 1994 II p. 2703);
13. "MARPOL" is the International Convention of 1973 for the prevention of pollution from ships with the Protocol of 1978 thereto (BGBl. 1982 II p. 2, 1996 II p. 399), amended by resolution MEPC.193(61) adopted by the Committee on the protection of the marine environment of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London (BGBl. 2013 II p. 1098, 1099).
14 the "ADR" regulations are the provisions of parts 1 to 9 of annexes A and B to the European agreement of 30 September 1957 concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road (ADR), as amended by the notice of the revision of annexes A and B of 3 June 2013 (BGBl. 2013 II p. 648);
15 rules of "RID" are the provisions of parts 1 to 7 of the installation of the rules for the international carriage of dangerous goods (RID) - Annex C of the Convention on international carriage by rail (COTIF) of 9 May 1980, as amended by the notice of May 16, 2008 (BGBl. 2008 II S. 475, 899), the last in accordance with RID 18 change regulation of 25 may 2013 (BGBl. 2013 II p. 562); has been changed
16 "transportable pressure equipment" are in article 2 number 1 of 2010/35/EU directive certain vessels and tanks for gases, as well as the other in chapters 6.2 and 6.7 IMDG Code certain vessels and tanks for gases;
17 "ODV" is the transportable pressure equipment Ordinance of November 29, 2011 (BGBl. I S. 2349), by article 2 of the Decree of December 19, 2012 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 2715) has been changed.
(2) for the purposes of this regulation, dangerous goods are 1 substances and articles that fall under the respective definitions of the classes 1 to 9 of the IMDG Code, 2. substances which are allocated to transportation as a dangerous bulk material according to the provisions of the IMSBC code of Group B or 3 should be substances which transported in tankers and a) have a flash point of 60 ° C or lower or b) the liquid goods according to annex I of the International Convention of 1973 for the prevention (the pollution from ships with the 1978 Protocol to the Convention are or c) fall within the definition of "harmful liquid substances" in Chapter 1, point 1.3.23 of the IBC Code or d) are listed in chapter 19 of the IGC Code.
(3) for the purpose of this regulation is 1 carrier, who performs the change of place of dangerous goods with a seagoing ship belonging to him or chartered by it wholly or partly on the basis of a freight contract as carriers;
2. shipowners of the owner of a vessel or a person has, which assumed the responsibility for the operation of the ship from the owner and who agreed to by assuming this responsibility to assume all obligations imposed on the owner and responsibilities;
3. consignor of the manufacturer or distributor of dangerous goods or any other person who originally prompted the transport of dangerous goods.

§ 3 admission to the carriage (1) dangerous goods may be passed only for carriage on sea-going vessels from the scope of this regulation and only promoted maritime if the following requirements apply to the carriage of individual are met: 1. the transport of dangerous goods in packaged form the provisions of chapter II-2 rule 19 and Chapter VII, part A of the SOLAS Convention and the provisions of the IMDG Code;
2. in the carriage of dangerous goods in solid form in bulk a) when goods associated with the classification "MHB", the provisions of Chapter VI of the SOLAS Convention and the provisions of the IMSBC code and b) goods, which assigned a UN number is, in addition the provisions of chapter II-2 rule 19 and Chapter VII, part A-1 of the SOLAS Convention;
3. for the transport of liquid dangerous goods in tank-vessels the provisions of chapter II-2 rule 16 paragraph 3 and, where applicable, of Chapter VII, part B of the SOLAS Convention and the provisions of the IBC Code or the BCH Code;
4. for the carriage of liquefied gases in tank-vessels the provisions of chapter II-2 rule 16 paragraph 3 and of Chapter VII, part C of the SOLAS Convention and the rules of the IGC or the GC code.
5. in the case of the carriage of packaged irradiated nuclear fuel, plutonium and high-level radioactive wastes in addition to the provisions outlined in paragraph 1 the provisions of Chapter VII, part D of the SOLAS Convention and the provisions of the INF code.
(2) ships, which transport dangerous goods in solid form in bulk or in packaged form and II-2 rule 19 of the SOLAS Convention are not subject to the chapter, shall load dangerous goods in German ports and unloaded when a full body protection against exposure to chemicals, as well as two additional self-contained breathing apparatus are available for four people. These ships may only charge explosive substances and objects with explosive (except Division 1.4 S), flammable gases, flammable liquids with a flash point below 23 ° C and toxic liquids under deck in German ports or discharged from there, if is proved by a certificate of the competent authority of the flag State or by a recognised classification society that following requirements have been met in the respective : 1. in the carriage of explosive substances and objects with explosives (except Division 1.4 S), flammable gases or flammable liquids with a flash point below 23 ° C the electrical systems in the cargo hold in a kind of explosion protection must be carried out, which is suitable for use in dangerous environment. Cable entries must be sealed against the passage of gases and vapours in decks and bulkheads. Fixed electrical installations and wiring must be running in the concerned so that they can not be damaged during the envelope.
2. transportation of toxic liquids or flammable liquids with a flash point below 23 ° C, the bilge pump system must be designed so that an unintentional pumping of such liquids and liquids by lines or pump in the engine room is avoided.
The certificate required pursuant to sentence 2 does not exist, dangerous goods can be discharged if all electrical equipment installed in the cargo holds of the voltage source are entirely separate.
(3) hazardous waste within the meaning of article 2 of the Basel Convention should be loaded only in Contracting States of this Convention to seagoing vessels. You may be transported borders only if the requirements referred to in section 2.0.5 of the IMDG code or in accordance with section 10 of the IMSBC code or of Chapter 20 of the IBC Code are met.
(4) cargo transport units should be passed only in accordance with Chapter 1.2 of the IMDG code containing packaged dangerous goods for carriage, if the CTU Pack guidelines were followed.
(5) dangerous goods of class 1 compatibility group K of the IMDG Code are allowed if they are to be transported with other transport modes, are deleted without the prior consent of the competent authorities referred to in article 5, paragraph 1, or of article 6 paragraph 1 and 2.
(6) Fireworks of UN numbers 0333, 0334, 0335, 0336 and 0337 may be imported through ports in the scope of this regulation only if there are no later than 72 hours prior to arrival of the vessel the following documents in copy of the authority pursuant to article 6, paragraph 2: 1 the transport document according to § 8 paragraph 1 number 1, 2. the certificates of the competent authority of the manufacturing country about the approval of the classification of fireworks according to section 2.1.3.2 of the IMDG code or a certificate of the competent authority of a Contracting Party to the ADR or a Member State of COTIF approving the use of the classification code according to the provisions of ADR or of RID at the transport and 3rd transportation in cargo transport units, the CTU packing certificate and a corresponding packing list, in which the loaded items containing the following information are listed: a) detailed description of firecrackers (subject group), b) caliber in mm or inches, c) Nettoexplosivstoffmasse per item , d) number of items per shipment, e) type and number of items per container, f) total amount (gross weight, Nettoexplosivstoffmasse), g) name, address, telephone number and E-Mail address of the recipient of the cargo, or if the recipient not based in Germany has, the representative of the recipient in Germany.
For carriage in cargo transport units, the identification number of the goods transport unit on all the documents to be submitted must be noted. The language of the documents is not German or English, a German or English translation is to be attached.

§ 4 General safety obligations, monitoring, equipment, training (1) involved in the carriage of dangerous goods by sea-going vessels have to take the steps necessary to the type and extent of the foreseeable dangers to prevent claims and in the event of damage the scope as low as possible to keep.
(2) in all ships carrying dangerous goods, it is forbidden to smoke on deck in the area of cargo in the holds and pump rooms and suitcases dams or to use fire and naked lights. This prohibition is to strike through signs at appropriate points.
(3) on board oil tankers carrying flammable liquids or flammable liquefied gases, or that after the transport of these goods are not degassed, only stationary powered explosion-proof equipment and installations or electrical devices with their own power source in an explosion-proof type may be used on deck in the cargo area, pump rooms and suitcases dams. Sparks and hot surfaces must be excluded by operational and technical measures.
(4) on maritime waterways, no cargo vapours to pressure or temperature control must be drained of gas tankers.
(5) all crew members involved in emergency response must be notified about that there are dangerous goods on board. In particular, is to announce where they are dammed, what dangers can go out of them and what behavior with irregularities is required in an appropriate manner.
(6) the charging must be monitored regularly during transport. Nature and scope of the audit are to fit the circumstances of the case and be entered in the logbook.
(7) maritime dangerous goods carried, the vessel with the medicinal products listed in annex 14 of the airports and AIDS must be fitted. Special equipment are prescribed for certain dangerous goods according to the rules referred to in article 3, paragraph 1, or according to the applicable dangerous goods EmS the ship is to be equipped accordingly. At any time, this equipment must be in a ready state. Protective clothing and protective equipment must be worn by the members of the crew in the cases provided.
(8) in the case of accidents with dangerous goods transport with seagoing vessels including the thus occurring related loading and unloading, the competent national law are promptly to inform competent federal electricity and traffic police authorities, in the Federal ports and on a federal waterway.
(9) all involved in the transport of dangerous goods have to assist the competent authorities in an accident and to furnish all necessary information immediately to combat damage. Who regularly produces dangerous goods, sells or receives, to the competent authorities of seaports and the average command, joint organization of the Federal Government and the coastal States, maritime location City Centre, at the old harbour 2, 27472 Cuxhaven, at the request specify a phone number, all available information about the properties of the dangerous goods and the accident control and elimination of damage are available through the.
(10) the competent authorities shall inform the Federal Ministry of transport and digital infrastructure of accidents with dangerous goods pursuant to paragraph 8, insofar as the circumstances of a single accident have discernible effects on the safety.
(11) every sea-going vessel is entitled to fly the Federal flag and transporting dangerous goods in solid form in bulk or in packaged form, the captain and the officer responsible for the cargo must have instructed their tasks and responsibilities accordingly on the rules, which govern the carriage of dangerous goods. The instruction must also relate to the potential dangers of injury or damage as a result of incidents. The instruction must be repeated at regular intervals not exceeding five years. Date and content of the training shall be recorded without delay after the instruction, the records are to be kept five years and to present the workers and the competent authority upon request. There are records to delete immediately after expiry of the retention period.
(12) national staff, engaged in tasks according to subsection 1.3.1.2 of the IMDG Code, is to teach before the independent acquisition of tasks according to the provisions of Chapter 1.3 of the IMDG Code. The instruction must be repeated at regular intervals not exceeding five years. Date and content of the training shall be recorded without delay after the instruction, the records are to be kept five years and to present the workers and the competent authority upon request. There are records to delete immediately after expiry of the retention period.
(13) the applicable local safety regulations for ports and other moorings about insertion, the deployment and the handling of dangerous goods shall remain unaffected.

Section 5 exceptions
(1) according to national law, competent authorities may under its jurisdiction that waterways and shipping in federal ports, on request for individual cases or General for certain applicants admit exceptions to this regulation Directorate-General or acknowledge exceptions to other States, as far as this 1 to section 7.9.1 of the IMDG code or 2. after chapter 1, point 1.5.1 and the respective side of the fabric of the IMSBC code or 3rd according to Chapter 1, paragraph 1.4 of the IBC Code or 4 according to Chapter 1, paragraph 1.4 of the IGC Code is allowed. The applicant has basically by an opinion by experts to prove that the requested exemption is at least as effective and safe as the provisions of the Code referred to in sentence 1.
(2) be admitted exceptions, they should be in writing and subject to revocation for the case to grant that the imposed security measures prove insufficient to limit the dangers posed by the transport. Exceptions may be granted for a maximum of five years.
(3) a copy or transcript of the exemption is to pass the carrier with the shipment and to carry on the ocean-going vessels.
(4) the Federal Ministry of transport and digital infrastructure can meet in other States bi - or multilateral agreements on exceptions to section 7.9.1 of the IMDG Code.
(5) the Federal professional association responsible for the ship safety can make trilateral arrangements with the competent authorities of other States about a) exempted according to section 1.5 of the IMSBC code or chapter 17 of the IBC Code in conjunction with rule 6.3 of annex II of the MARPOL Convention or b) transport of substances in the IMSBC code or that the IBC Code not listed are, in accordance with section 1.3 of the IMSBC code or in accordance with chapter 17 of the IBC Code.
For the classification of substances and the determination of conditions of carriage after the IMSBC code, the specifications referred to in point 1.3.3 of the IMSBC code must be observed. The trilateral agreements between the competent authorities of the States in which the port of loading and the port of discharge are, as well as the respective flag State administration. The Federal professional association responsible for the ship safety shall establish agreement prior to the conclusion of an agreement with the appropriate German authority of port pursuant to sentence 1.
(6) in the case of national transport operations with vessels flying the German flag, the Federal professional association responsible for the ship safety can allow an exception under paragraph 5 sentence 1(a) or after paragraph 5 set grant approval 1 (b), if the competent port authorities, port of loading and the unloading port.

§ 6 competencies (1) is the Federal Ministry of transport and digital infrastructure for the implementation of this regulation in all cases responsible tasks are entrusted to competent authorities in accordance with the provisions referred to in article 2, paragraph 1 and below no express derogation of jurisdiction is taken.
(2) the law of country competent authority in their area, a company involved in the transport of dangerous goods is established, is responsible for the monitoring of the training of employees according to § 4 paragraph 11 and 12. The law of country authorities, in whose region 1 the port, 2. are the port of discharge, if loaded dangerous goods outside the scope of this regulation, or 3rd home - or register port, if the port not to the scope of this regulation, is for the entry into force of the local safety rules in ports according to § 4, paragraph 13, and for the establishment of stowage and separation provisions for dangerous goods in all cases , where in the IMDG Code this to a competent authority is transferred, responsible.
(3) in addition to the competent authorities of the countries also services, which appointed the Ministry of defence, are responsible for monitoring in accordance with article 9, paragraph 1 and 2 of the danger goods transport law at the loading on ships in port facilities on behalf of the German army or foreign forces including the establishment of stowage and separation rules for the implementation of this regulation.
(4) the Federal Office for equipment, information technology and use of the Bundeswehr is responsible for the implementation of this regulation, when in the IMDG code for dangerous goods of class 1, which are intended for military use, a competent authority must be active.
(5) the Federal Institute for materials research and testing is responsible for: 1. the approval of transportable pressure equipment, packaging, IBC and large packagings and for the approval of the construction pattern of other transportable tanks and gas containers with multiple elements (MEGCs) as well as for the approval of bulk containers which are not cargo containers, as well as for the recognition of testing laboratories for tests at IBC, as well as in all cases where the IMDG code a competent authority for packaging , Large packagings, IBC and other transportable tanks, transportable pressure equipment tasks delegated are, as well as in all cases where the IMDG code for dangerous goods of class 1 excluding goods which be used militarily, of classes 2, 3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 7 - in respect of testing and authorisation of radioactive substances, testing unmanned shipping pieces as well as quality assurance and monitoring of shipping pieces - and the class 9 - except marine pollutants, as well as the EmS manual according to a competent authority must, Act
2. the recognition and supervision of verifiers for initial, recurrent and extraordinary audits and intermediate operation checks of transportable pressure equipment; If a testing laboratory for initial, recurrent and extraordinary audits and intermediate operation checks of transportable pressure equipment according to § 16 ODV is named, the Federal Institute for materials research and testing takes after its tasks in consultation with the designating authority section 2 number 9 ODV in application of the provisions referred to in subsection 1.8.6.6 ADR/RID it.
(6) the Federal Office for radiation protection is responsible for the implementation of this regulation, when in the IMDG code for dangerous goods of class 7 - with exception of the cases referred to in paragraph 5 - a competent authority must operate.
(7) the Federal Environmental Agency is responsible for the implementation of this regulation, or the IMSBC code for marine pollutants in the IMDG code a competent authority must be active.
(8) the Federal professional association responsible for the ship safety is responsible for 1 fitness certificates under the regulations referred to in article 3, paragraph 1, 2nd trilateral agreements according to § 5 paragraph 5, 3. exceptions to § 5 paragraph 6 and 4. the issuance of the certificates referred to in point 1.3.2 of the IMSBC code.
(9) by the Federal Institute for materials research and testing in accordance with paragraph 5 paragraph 2 recognized testing laboratories the examination as well as the initial, recurrent and extraordinary testing of transportable tanks and gas containers with multiple elements (MEGCs) 6.7.2.19, 6.7.3.15, 6.7.4.14 and 6.7.5.12 of the IMDG Code are responsible for 1 after subsection and 2. type examination as well as the initial, recurrent and extraordinary testing of tanks of road tankers after paragraph 6.8.2.2.1 and 6.8.2.2.2 and the tests in connection with the exhibition of the certificate referred to in paragraph 6.8.3.1.3.2 , 6.8.3.2.3.2 and 6.8.3.3.3.2 of the IMDG Code.
(10) by experts ordered the Ministry of Defense or services are for the Bundeswehr and the foreign forces responsible for 1 approval, initial and recurring testing of pressure vessels according to sub-section 6.2.1.4 to 6.2.1.6 IMDG-Code, 2. the inspection and testing of IBC according to subsection 6.5.4.4 IMDG-Code, 3. the examination, as well as the initial, recurrent and extraordinary testing of transportable tanks and gas containers with multiple elements (MEGCs) according to subsection 6.7.2.19 , 6.7.3.15, 6.7.4.14 and 6.7.5.12 of the IMDG Code and 4. type examination as well as the initial, recurrent and extraordinary testing of tanks of road tankers after paragraph 6.8.2.2.1 and 6.8.2.2.2 and the tests in connection with the exhibition of the certificate referred to in paragraph 6.8.3.1.3.2, 6.8.3.2.3.2 and 6.8.3.3.3.2 of the IMDG Code.

§ 7 loading dangerous goods are (1) before of the loading of packaged dangerous goods to set responsible storage instructions from the captain or the planning of loading. The captain and the officers brought the stowage and separation requirements of the IMDG Code, as well as the provisions of the chapter II-2 rule 19 of the SOLAS Convention to be observed.
(2) dangerous goods may be impounded by the handling charge only in accordance with written statement of traffic jam on a seagoing ship. The captain has to make sure that the storage instructions and congestion - cutting requirements of the IMDG code or, if applicable, the stowage and separation requirements of the IMSBC code and the provisions of chapter II-2 rule 19 of the SOLAS Convention, as applicable, are met. Before leaving the ship, the storage places of dangerous goods in the transport documents or in a special directory (dangerous goods manifest) are to enter, unless this information can be found in a stowage plan guided with.
(3) the skipper has to ensure that the cargo in accordance with the guidelines for the proper stowage and securing of cargo transportation with sea-going vessels as amended by the notice of 13 December 1990 (BAnz. No. 8a of 12 January 1991), as last amended by the notice of February 7, 2011 (more. 2011 p. 119), is secured. The skipper has to ensure that the cargo stowage and assurance before leaving is completed and still exists when you create in the port of destination.
(4) packaging, outer packaging, IBC, large packagings, bulk containers, transportable pressure equipment, other transportable tanks and cargo transport units containing dangerous goods are in a condition which does not allow a safe carriage, may not be loaded on ocean-going ships.
(5) the captain can only accept hazardous chemicals that are subject to the IBC Code or the BCH Code, if you are observed for the respective goods in chapter 17 of the IBC Code or chapter IV of the BCH Code listed minimum requirements.
(6) the captain may only accept liquefied gases that are subject to the IGC Code or the GC code, if you are observed for the respective goods in chapter 19 of the IGC Code or Chapter XIX of the GC code listed minimum requirements.
(7) the captain may only use dangerous bulk materials of Group B of the IMSBC code, if the compartments meet the applicable requirement for chapter II-2 rule 19, table 19.2 of the SOLAS Convention and are complied with the conditions of carriage mentioned on the relevant sides of fabric the IMSBC code.

Section 8 documents for the carriage of dangerous goods by sea-going vessels (1) packaged dangerous goods have to meet the following requirements: 1 the shipper has to create a transport document for the carriage. The transport document must contain the information required in section 5.4.1 of the IMDG Code, the name and the address of the exhibiting company and the name to of the person who independently carries out the obligations of the operator or business owner as a consignor.
2. various goods of one or more classes may are listed with the prescribed particulars in a transport document if for these goods according to sections 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, or 7.2 to 7.7 of the IMDG Code the damming in a cargo space or cargo transport unit is approved.
3. packaged dangerous goods in cargo transport units packed or loaded, must be from the for the packing or loading of the certificate (CTU packing certificate) as required in section 5.4.2 of the IMDG code responsible or their content is to include in the transport document.
4. who commissioned a carrier with the transport of dangerous goods with ships, has the carrier in time before loading the following documents to pass or to deliver: a) the transport document referred to in paragraph 1, b) the certificate referred to in paragraph 3, c) the documentation referred to in section 3, paragraph 6, sentence 1 number 2 and 3, if applicable, and d) all further according to paragraph 5.1.5.4.2, section 5.4.4 and subsections documents prescribed 5.5.2.4 and 5.5.3.7 of the IMDG code for the carriage.
5. the carrier or his representative have the documents referred to in paragraph 4, or a dangerous goods manifest or a stowage plan of all the skipper before the loading of dangerous goods to pass loading dangerous goods or to deliver by remote data transmission. A dangerous goods manifest or stowage plan passed or transmitted, the information referred to in subsections are complete and correct to assume from the transport document in the dangerous goods manifest or stowage plan 5.4.1.4 and 5.4.1.5 of the IMDG Code. Name and address of the issuing company and the name of the person responsible for the creation of the dangerous goods manifest or stowage plan are to be noted in the dangerous goods manifest or stowage plan. The documents referred to in paragraph 4 are not included, the carrier or his agent has to hold these documents at any time available until the dates referred to in paragraph 7 and submit to competent persons at the request of the audit.
6. the shipper has a copy of the transport document referred to in point 1, and the carrier or his representative have to keep a copy of the documents referred to in paragraph 4, or a copy of the dangerous goods manifest or stowage plan for a period of three months from the end of the carriage according to subsection 5.4.6.1 of the IMDG Code and delete if non-statutory retention periods are the deletion immediately after expiry of the retention period.
7. the consignor must ensure that in a bill of lading or waybill details are registered pursuant to paragraphs 5.1.5.4.2, 5.5.2.4.1, and 5.5.3.7.1 of the IMDG Code.
(2) for dangerous bulk materials have to meet the following requirements: 1 the shipper has to create a written charge information. The cargo information must contain those mentioned, the information required in section 4.2 of the IMSBC code, the exhibiting company's name and the name that autonomously carries out the duties of the operator or business owner as a consignor. She delivered the data transmission means, the required signature can be replaced by the name of the person signing authority.
2. If a special certificate is required at dangerous bulk materials of Group B on the applicable side of the fabric, the consignor for that has to ensure that this certificate is available.
3. in the case of hazardous bulk commodities, the IMSBC code not listed in and are allocated to group B, has to ensure that the regulatory approvals required according to section 1.3 of the IMSBC code exists the consignor.
4. who loads fixed dangerous bulk materials in a seagoing vessel, has to ensure that the skipper before loading the cargo information referred to in point 1 and, if applicable, referred to in point 2 and the approval passed a special certificate referred to in point 3.
(3) a person who loads dangerous bulk cargoes in liquid or liquefied form in a seagoing vessel or shipped can be, has to ensure that the following information be delivered the boat operator before loading in writing or by way of remote data transmission: 1 substance name, 2. MARPOL pollution category, if applicable, 3. charging temperature, density and flash point, when is this not more than 60 ° C, emergency measures, to take on the release, body contact and fire are 4. , 5. if applicable, all other information required by section 16.2 of the IBC Code, section 5.2 of the BCH Code, section 18.1 of the IGC Code, or section 18.1 of the GC code.
(4) the skipper of a seagoing ship which carries dangerous goods, has to carry the following documents: 1. If the seagoing ship flying the flag of the Federal, a) a print of this regulation, b) the airports;
2. in the carriage of dangerous goods in packaged form, a) the IMDG-Code, b) the EmS Guide, c) the documents required in section 5.4.3 of the IMDG Code, d) in the cross-border transport of dangerous waste in addition the documents required in paragraph 2.0.5.3.2 of the IMDG Code, e) the certificate required pursuant to chapter II-2 rule 19 of the SOLAS Convention, f) a certificate to the INF code, when radioactive substances are carried , which are subject to the INF code.
3. in the carriage of dangerous goods in solid form in bulk, a) a transport document that meets at least the requirements under Chapter VI, part A rule 2 of the SOLAS Convention, b) the certificate required pursuant to chapter II-2 rule 19 of the SOLAS Convention, c) for the cross-border transport of dangerous waste in addition the required under the Basel Convention document, d) the IMSBC code;
4. for the carriage of liquid substances, the IBC Code, or liquefied gases, which are subject to the IGC Code, a) the IBC Code or the IGC Code, b) the BCH Code or the GC code, if applicable, and the ship leads the Federal flag, c) the documents required in section 16.2 of the IBC Code or section 18.1 of the IGC Code, d) the documents required in chapter V, section 5.2 of the BCH Code or Chapter XVIII section 18.1 of the GC code , if applicable and if the ship flies the flag of federal, e) in the cross-border transport of dangerous waste in addition the documents requested in Chapter 20 number 20.5.1 of the IBC Code or Chapter VIII number 8.5 of the BCH Code.
(5) the carrier has to make sure that in paragraph 4 paragraph 2 letter c and d, paragraph 3 letter a and c and number 4 letter c, d and e listed documents carried by the boat operator. The shipowner has to ensure, that in paragraph 4 number 1, number 2 letter a, b, e and f, number 3 (b and d) and number 4 letter a and b documents listed by the skipper carried.
(6) instead of in paragraph 4 paragraph 2 letter a and b, paragraph 3 point d and point 4 letter a and b those provisions may carried by corresponding regulations made known by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
(7) the captain of a ship of that is flying the flag of federal, has in paragraph 4 to carry until the end of the trip number 2 (c) and the documents referred to in d. Used data processing systems, the information stored in them to hold are until the end of the trip. The documents pursuant to sentence 1, as well as the stored information according to sentence 2 keep even after the end of the journey up to the end of the investigation of accident on ship, if accidents in accordance with article 4, paragraph 8 have been reported.
(8) the skipper has pursuant to paragraphs 4, 6 and 7 as well as documents required pursuant to section 3, paragraph 6, or the expression from the data-processing systems to present competent persons at the request of the audit.

Packaged dangerous goods for transport must pass only § 9 obligations (1) the consignor and the representative of the sender 1, if they are approved according to the IMDG code for the carriage, packaged dangerous goods for transport must pass only 2, if a transport document number 1 has been created according to section 8, subsection 1, or if in another document in connection with the carriage the entries point 7 have been made pursuant to section 8, paragraph 1 , 3 may for dangerous goods packaging, IBC, large packagings, transportable tanks, gas container with multiple elements (MEGCs) and bulk containers use only, if these are for the goods in question pursuant to Chapter 3.2 in connection with the chapters 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 7.3 of the IMDG Code approved and carry the approval indicator required by the IMDG code or in bulk containers, which are not cargo containers, an authorisation from the competent authority has been granted , may 4. transportable tanks or gas containers fill with multiple elements (MEGCs) only, if the requirements of Chapter 4.2 of the IMDG Code are observed may bulk containers fill 5 only, compliance with the requirements of Chapter 4.3 of the IMDG Code, dangerous goods may embolden only 6, if this chapter 3.2 in connection with Chapter 3.3, the subsections 3.4.4.1 and 3.5.8.2, and section 7.2 of the IMDG code is allowed , 7 packaging, repackaging, IBCs, large packagings, transportable tanks, may only pass gas container with multiple elements (MEGCs) and bulk containers when they in accordance with Chapter 3.2 in connection with the chapters 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, the sections 5.1.1 to 5.1.4 and 5.1.6, as well as the paragraph 5.1.5.4.1 and chapters 5.2 and 5.3 of the IMDG code marked, labeled and placarded, cargo transport units, may 8 that have been fumigated or substances for cooling or conditioning purposes , which may represent a choking hazard, passed only if they are in accordance with subsections are marked 5.5.2.3 or 5.5.3.6 of the IMDG Code, 9 may share only the transport document, when article 8 paragraph 1 number 1 is respected, 10 have a duty to keep a copy of the transport document and to the deletion after the storage period according to § 8 paragraph 1 note number 6, dangerous bulk materials to the carriage may only pass 11 , if they are approved after the IMSBC code for the carriage, dangerous bulk material transport may pass only 12 when, the documents prescribed pursuant to article 8, paragraph 2 have been created, dangerous bulk cargoes in liquid or liquid form for transportation may pass just 13, when they are approved according to the IBC Code, BCH Code, IGC Code or GC code for the carriage, dangerous bulk cargoes in liquid or liquid form for transportation must pass only 14 , if that have been submitted according to article 8 paragraph 3 prescribed information.
(2) the respectively responsible let 1 only backed up packaging, IBC and large packagings in cargo transport units or jam for the packing or loading a cargo transport unit, if the requirements of section 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of the IMDG Code are adhered and sections 2, 3 and 4 of CTU-Pack guidelines are observed only passed 2. freight transport units for the transport, if according with the provisions of Chapter 3.2 in connection with Chapter 3.3 , Chapter 3.4, the sections 5.1.1 to 5.1.4 and 5.1.6, Chapter 5.3 of the IMDG code marked, labeled and placards are, good transport units carrying only passed 3. When was the CTU packing certificate according to section 5.4.2 of the IMDG Code issued or recorded its contents in the transport document.
(3) who commissioned a carrier with the transport of dangerous goods, may only provide dangerous goods for loading or deliver them when § 8 paragraph 1 number 4 is complied.
(4) the person responsible for handling must inform the competent authorities in accidents according to article 4, paragraph 8. He must jam packaged dangerous goods on a seagoing ship just 1, if section 7 paragraph 2 sentence 1 is observed, packaging, repackaging, IBC, bulk containers, transportable tanks, gas containers only loaded 2. with multiple elements (MEGCs) or cargo transport units, if § 7 paragraph 4 is respected, dangerous bulk materials loaded 3 only, if there are the required documentation according to § 8 paragraph 2, dangerous bulk cargoes in liquid or liquefied form shipped only 4. , if the required information is available according to article 8 paragraph 3.
(5) the carrier and the representative of the carrier 1 may assume only dangerous goods for transport if the applicable regulations referred to in article 3, paragraph 1, 2 and 3 are met, 2. packaged dangerous goods may only loaded, if article 8 paragraph 1 number 5 and paragraph 5 are respected, have 3 to observe the obligation to store copies of documents and to the deletion after the storage period according to § 8 paragraph 1 No. 6.
(6) the shipowner 1 can only resort to a seagoing vessel to the transport of dangerous goods if § 4, paragraph 7, sentence 1 and 2 and article 8, paragraph 5, sentence 2 are complied with, 2. has to ensure that the captain and the officer responsible for the charge according to § 4, paragraph 11, sentence 1 and 2 are trained and kept the records about according to § 4, paragraph 11, sentence 4 and 5, after expiry of the retention period are deleted.
(7) the skipper must provide 1 for all crew members involved in emergency response prior to the loading of dangerous goods or entering of the vessel according to § 4 paragraph 5 are taught, 2 for attaching the signs according to § 4 paragraph 2 sentence 2 and for the compliance of the ban according to § 4, paragraph 2, sentence 1 and paragraph 3 sentence 1 ensure that the cargo according to § 4 paragraph 6 Monitor 3. , 4. make sure that the equipment according to § 4 paragraph 7 at any time in an operational state is and the crew members wear the protective equipment and protective clothing in the cases provided, 5 accidents. inform the competent authority according to article 4, paragraph 8, the prescribed documents or the stored information according to § 8 paragraph 7 hold 6 keep and submit the documents or the expression from the data processing systems in accordance with article 8 paragraph 8 requested for consideration.
He may use packaged dangerous goods and dangerous goods in bulk only 1, section 7, paragraph 2, sentence 2 and paragraph 7 are met, dangerous goods in the liquid or liquefied form in bulk only take 2., when, if applicable, article 7 paragraph 5 or 6 is met, 3 with a sea-going vessel has loaded the packaged dangerous goods only expire if § 7 paragraph 3 is respected , drain 4. According to § 4 paragraph 4 no cargo vapours to pressure or temperature control, dangerous goods only carry 5, if a) located the equipment according to § 4 paragraph 7 sentence 3 in fit condition, b) be accompanied by the prescribed documents according to § 8 paragraph 4.
(8) he must set only representative storage instructions with the planning of loading according to § 7 paragraph 1 sentence 1, if he complies with article 7, paragraph 1, sentence 2.
(9) the parties involved in the transport of dangerous goods have to observe the regulations regarding the backup according to their responsibilities according to Chapter 1.4 of the IMDG Code. The manufacturers involved in the transport of dangerous goods with high potential of danger or distributors of dangerous goods, those responsible for packing and loading of cargo transport units and the carrier must implement backup plans after paragraph 1.4.3.2.2 of the IMDG Code and apply, provided that they not the chapter XI-2 of the annex to the SOLAS Convention and the international code for the security on board ships and in port facilities (BGBl. 2003 II S. 2018) , 2043) are subject to.
(10) the companies involved in the transport of dangerous goods have to make sure that the employees 1 according to § 4, paragraph 12, sentence 1 instructed will records be kept and deleted after expiry of the retention period according to § 4, paragraph 12, sentence 3 and 4 and 2. after section 5.5.2.2 and paragraph 5.5.3.2.4 of the IMDG Code are instructed.

§ 10 offences (1) any person in the sense of article 10 paragraph 1 number 1 letter b of the dangerous goods transportation Act are, who intentionally or negligently 1 as a shipper or representative of the sender a) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 number 1, number 11 or number 13 dangerous goods authorised for carriage for transport passes, b) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 number 2, number 12 and number 14 dangerous goods for transport passes (c).
contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 number 3 for dangerous goods packaging, IBC, large packagings, transportable tanks, gas container with multiple elements (MEGCs) and bulk containers used, d) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 number 4 Transportable tanks or gas container with multiple elements (MEGCs) filled, e) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 number 5 bulk containers filled f) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 number 6 dangerous goods packed up, g) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 number 7 packaging , Passes with multiple elements (MEGCs) and bulk containers packaging, IBC, large packagings, transportable tanks, gas containers, h) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1, number passes 8 cargo transport units, i) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1, number 9 passes the document of carriage or j) contrary to article 9, paragraph 1 No. 10 kept a copy not or at least three months;
2. as for the packing or loading a cargo transport unit of each responsible for a) contrary to section 9, subsection 2, number impounds 1 packaging, IBC or large packaging in cargo transport units or can be backed up or b) passes violates article 9 paragraph 2 number 2 or 3 good transport units;
3. as one that a carrier charged with the transport of dangerous goods, supplies violates article 9 paragraph 3 dangerous goods for loading or deliver can be;
4. as for the envelope of Manager a) contrary to article 9, paragraph 4, sentence 1 the competent authorities informed, not or not timely b) contrary to article 9, paragraph 4, sentence 2 number 1 packaged dangerous goods on a seagoing vessel which impounds, c) contrary to article 9, paragraph 4, sentence 2 number 2 packaging, outer packaging, IBC, bulk containers, transportable tanks, gas container with multiple elements (MEGCs) or cargo transport unit loads, d) contrary to section 9, paragraph 4, sentence 2 number 3 dangerous bulk loads or e) contrary to section 9, paragraph 4, sentence 2 Number loads 4 dangerous bulk cargoes in liquid or liquefied form;
5. as a carrier or as a representative of the carrier a) violates article 9 paragraph 5 number 1 accepts dangerous goods for transport, b) contrary to article 9, paragraph 5, number loaded 2 packaged dangerous goods can be or c) violates article 9 paragraph 5 paragraph 3 a copy not or at least three months kept;
6 as a shipowner) contrary to § 9 paragraph 6 number 1 uses a seagoing vessel or b) contrary to article 9, paragraph 6 provides number 2 for it, that aa) a person there will be instructed or bb); kept a record of at least five years
7 as a ship leader) provides contrary to article 9, paragraph 7, sentence 1 number 1 for a briefing of the crew members responsible for emergency measures, not or not timely b) contrary to article 9, paragraph 7, sentence 1, number 2 for the compliance with a specified prohibition does not provide, c) contrary to article 9, paragraph 7, sentence 1 number 3 the charge does not monitor, d) contrary to section 9, paragraph 7, sentence 1, number 4 for it provides , that the equipment is in an operational state or worn the protective equipment and protective clothing of the crewmen, e) contrary to section 9, paragraph 7, sentence 1 number 5 the competent authorities not or not timely informed f) contrary to section 9, paragraph 7, sentence 1 number 6 not keeps a pad or a piece of information or a document or phrase not or not timely submit , g) contrary to section 9, paragraph 7, sentence 2 number 1 or 2 dangerous goods takes over, h) contrary to section 9, paragraph 7, sentence 2 number 3 with a seagoing ship runs out, i) contrary to section 9, paragraph 7, sentence 2, number can be from 4 cargo vapours or j) contrary to section 9, paragraph 7, sentence 2 number carries 5 dangerous goods;
8 sets the storage instructions with the planning of loading officer contrary to article 9, paragraph 8 or 9 as contrary to § 9 paragraph 10 makes number 1 not sure, that a) an employee is instructed or b) a record is kept at least five years.
(2) the jurisdiction for the prosecution and punishment of offences referred to in paragraph 1 is in the area seaward limit of the German territorial sea, of a federal waterway and the Federal ports on the Directorate-General for waterways and shipping branch North and the Directorate-General for waterways and shipping branch Northwest, for their area of business, transfer.

Article 11 (change in other provisions) - section 12 transitional provisions (1) until 31 December 2013 can the carriage of dangerous goods by sea-going vessels be carried out according to the requirements of this regulation in the version applicable up to 31 December 2012.
(2) § 3 paragraph 1 Nos. 1 and 2 is for ships that were built to apply subject to the proviso that instead the provisions of chapter II-2 the provisions of chapter II-2 version applicable rule 54 of the SOLAS Convention, which on June 30, 2002 complied with rule 19 of the SOLAS Convention prior to 1 July 2002.
(3) article 3 paragraph 1 is number 3 and 4 for ships that were built to apply subject to the proviso that instead the provisions of chapter II-2 paragraph 3 of the SOLAS Convention, the provisions of chapter II-2 version applicable rule 59 of the SOLAS Convention, which on June 30, 2002 complied with rule 16 before July 1, 2002.
(4) (lapsed) (5) article 7, paragraph 1, sentence 2 is for ships that were built before July 1, 2002 to apply subject to the proviso that instead of restrictions in the certificate referred to in chapter II-2 the restrictions in the certificate referred to in chapter note II-2 version applicable rule 54 of the SOLAS Convention, which on June 30, 2002 are to rule 19 of the SOLAS Convention.
(6) section 8 paragraph 4 paragraph 2 letter e and number is 3 point (b) for ships constructed before July 1, 2002, to apply with the proviso that these ships carry II-2 amended rule 54 of the SOLAS Convention, which on 30 June 2002 applicable is the certificate required pursuant to chapter.
(7) which by the Federal Institute for materials research and testing in accordance with § 6 paragraph 5 of Lake danger goods regulation in the version applicable up to December 3, 2011 may the tasks allowed them in accordance with § 6 paragraph 9 of the same regulation expert up to 31 December 2014 perceive.

§ 13 (entry into force, expiry)-

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