Hazardous Container / Tank Inspections

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National Cargo Bureau, Inc. is regularly appointed by various clients to conduct inspections of containers and tanks which are subject to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code and/or 49CFR (US Hazardous Materials Regulations) when used to transport hazardous materials. This service is offered with respect to carriage by vessel.

Services can be performed both physically on-site or remotely. In order to find out more information about remote inspections please click here.

These inspections include:

  • Review of Documents provided for apparent hazmat description discrepancies in accordance with the IMDG Code and/or 49CFR.
  • Physical examination of the transport unit for structural serviceability and suitability for the cargo carried to verify compliance with the IMDG Code and/or 49CFR.
  • Physical examination of placarding, marking, stowage and securing to verify compliance with the IMDG Code, CTU Code, and/or 49CFR.
  • Any leaks, spills, incorrectly labeled and/or damaged packages or any undeclared or misdeclared hazmat / dangerous goods cargoes sighted are noted.
  • Informing the client(s) of any deficiencies present and corrective action required.

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