Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen
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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 Amendment in 2022 and came into voluntary application on 1 January 2023.
Amendment 41-22 ( 41-22) will run concurrently with the mandatory IMDG Code 40-20 for this year 2023. 41-22 will enter into mandatory force on 1 January 2024 superseding 40-20.
See BIMCO's summary of the more significant amendments effected by 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.