1.0 Transport Units


?Road Freight Vehicle
?Railway Freight Wagon

?Freight Container

?The pattern of dangerous cargo reception and shipment has changed with the use of the freight container: container,

?box or LO/LO (lift on/lift off). The use of containers, which started more than 40 years ago in intercontinental traffic, is

?now available in most seaports worldwide. Containers are available in configurations which can accommodate almost

?every kind of DGs and mode of transportation (sea, air, road, and rail).


?Typical rectangular 20íŽ/40íŽ container

?Fully enclosed and weatherproof, with at least one
?of its walls, equipped with doors

?Closed ventilated container

?Specially designed natural or mechanical (forced)

?Open top container

?Similar to the dry cargo container but has a movable
?or removable cover instead of a rigid roof

?Platform (flat rack)

?No rigid side walls and load-carrying structures

?Thermal container


?Insulated container

?No any device used for cooling and/or heating.

?Refrigerated container

?Dry ice or liquefied gases used for cooling and
?no external power supply or fuel supply required

?Mechanically refrigerated container
?Heated container
?Refrigerated and heated container
?Dry bulk container
?Road Tank Vehicle
?Portable Tanks including Tank-container

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2.0 Means of Transport by Sea

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?Oil Tanker
?LNG Tanker
?Chemical Tanker
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