Press Service of the State Maritime Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan
With the organization of the State Maritime Administration and jointly with the Ministry of Emergency Situations, within the Twinning Project “Support to the State Maritime Administration to Improve Liability in Maritime Transport in the Republic of Azerbaijan” on 18-21 April and 24 – 27 April of the current year were held Training on “International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code” and Training for Trainers accordingly. Trainings took place in Azerbaijan State Scientific-Research Institute for Labor Protection and Safety Measures (ASSRILPSM) with the State Agency for Safe Working in Industry and Mountain-Mine Control of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan.The main purpose of the abovementioned Twinning Project is to increase the capacity of the State Maritime Administration in the implementation and application of liability procedures foreseen in the International Conventions concerning maritime safety and prevention of sea pollution in Azerbaijan in conjunction with the legislation of European Union.
The Spanish professor experts – Mr. F.Collado, Mr. L.Fernandez and Mr. R.Pastor gave detailed information about United Nations Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods, general provisions of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, dangerous goods classification, list, special provisions and exceptions, packing and tank provisions, construction and testing of packagings, consignment procedures, supplement to the IMDG Code, medical “First Aid Guide”, emergency response procedures, recommendation on the safe transport of dangerous cargoes and related activities in port areas, international convention on safe containers, the European SAFESEANET system and other issues. As well as, practical cases were held on “International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code”.
Representatives of the State Maritime Administration and inspectors of the Ministry of Emergency Situations engaged in the transportation of dangerous goods participated in the seminar.
At the end of the seminars participants were presented with certificates.