Dangerous goods transportation

Dangerous goods transportation

FESCO has extensive experience in the transportation of dangerous and chemical substances. We provide safe delivery of these types of cargo and work in accordance with the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR).

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ADR divides dangerous substances into 13 classes. Their transportation requires special conditions at all stages of delivery. Classes 1-6 and batteries from class 9 are accepted for transportation by all sea lines, as well as by rail and road.

  • class 1: explosive substances and products
  • class 2: gases
  • class 3: flammable liquids
  • class 4.1: flammable solids
  • class 4.2: substances capable of spontaneous combustion;
  • class 4.3: substances that emit flammable gases if in contact with water
  • class 5.1: oxidizing substances
  • class 5.2: organic peroxides
  • class 6.1: toxic substances
  • class 6.2: infectious substances
  • class 7: radioactive materials
  • class 8: corrosive substances
  • class 9: other hazardous substances and products

Data required for ordering a dangerous cargo delivery:

  • Safety data sheet (MSDS), that a consignor is obliged to submit to a carrier, with the information on cargo class, shipping name of the substance, and its UN number
  • Transport category
  • Package group and requirements to it
  • Loading, transportation, and unloading requirements
  • Vehicle and markings for transportation of the hazardous substance
  • Compatibility with other substances
  • Exact quantity of the cargo to be transported for the substance itself and its package

Types of transported cargo:

  • Mineral and chemical fertilizers
  • Salts
  • Acids
  • Alkalis
  • Alcohols
  • Medicines, chemicals, perfumes containing alcohol
  • Rubber, latex

Such substances are transported by special vehicles that can withstand contact with the chemical composition of the cargo and are furnished with additional equipment:

  • Special tanks for transportation of liquid bulk cargo
  • Tank containers and tanks for delivery by sea
  • Special containers, railcars, and platforms for delivery by rail
  • Special cargo planes for air transportation
  • All our specialists are trained in occupational safety and are qualified to transport dangerous cargo
  • Special equipment complies with ADR
  • Containers ensure safety of cargo and its properties during transportation

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