IMDG Code Amdt  41-22 2023/2024

Dangerous Goods Code for Packaged Goods – See BIMCO’s summary of the latest 2022 amendments

Published: 12 January 2023

A summary of the more significant amendments coming out from Amendment 41-22 to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code for shipment of packaged goods at sea.

The IMDG Code entered into its 41st Amendment in 2022 and came into voluntary application on 1 January 2023

Amendment 41-22 (Amdt 41-22) will run concurrently with the mandatory IMDG Code Amdt 40-20 for this year 2023. Amdt 41-22 will enter into mandatory force on 1 January 2024 superseding Amdt 40-20.

See BIMCO's summary of the more significant amendments effected by Amdt 41-22 in our Cargo Section / IMDG Code.

The hard copy of the Code, IMDG Code, 2022 edition (including Amendment 41-22), is available for purchase and this can be done through your local distributor. See the IMO website

Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen


Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen

Manager, Maritime Information

Copenhagen, Denmark