Detailed information on the procedures for declaration of dangerous goods with pursuant to MPA Regulations. Information with respect to changes in Regulations, weight limitation of First Schedule items at respective terminals, berths, jetties and anchorage, and the list of First Schedule items can be obtained in the Appendixes.
1. Reference is made to Regulations 40, 43 and 44 of the MPA (Dangerous Goods, Petroleum and Explosives) Regulations 2005 wherein the owner, agent or master of any arriving vessel carrying dangerous goods or intending to load or discharge dangerous goods in the port is required to give prior notice. He shall not load or discharge such cargo from his vessel until permission from the Port Master has been obtained.
2. Pursuant to Regulation 76(3) of the above mentioned Regulations, the following are to be complied, with respect of the advance notification to be submitted under the said regulations 40, 43 and 44:
4. For dangerous goods to be handled/in-transit at a location other than PSA Terminals and Jurong Port, the Notification may be submitted in hard copy.
5. For the following types of cargo, the documents listed below shall be submitted with the Dangerous Goods Notification:
Certificate of Analysis issued by a body deemed competent by the Authority. The percentage of total combustible matter (including organic matter calculated as carbon) must be clearly stated in the certificate.
6. For submission storage of dangerous goods at the terminals, port users should enquire with the relevant terminal operators and obtain their approval where necessary.7. For enquiries or any clarification concerning these procedures for Dangerous Goods declaration, please contact us at:
Appendix 2 - Quantity of First Schedule Dangerous Goods Which May Remain on Board Any Vessel at Any Jurong Port Container Berth, PSA Container Berth, Conventional Berth, the Tuas Jetty or the Sudong Explosive Anchorage
|Forms||Notification form PM4-0485A4, Application for Approval For Transit of Shipment of Radioactive Materials, Application for Approval For Transshipment of Radioactive Materials|
|Legislation||Appendix 1 - Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Dangerous Goods, Petroleum and Explosives) Regulations 2005|
|e-Services||PORTNET, Marinet, JP-Online|
Q1: What is the Group classification of a particular Dangerous Good?
A1: MPA will adhere to the IMDG Code issue on the transportation and storage of dangerous goods on board vessels. With effect from 31 Jan 05, enquiries regarding group classification of dangerous goods for storage at terminals, please direct them to the respective terminals, e.g. PSA or Jurong Port terminals.
Q2: What is the weight limitation of First Schedule Dangerous Goods?
A2: The weight limitation on First Schedule DG can be found in Appendix 2 - Quantity of First Schedule Dangerous Goods Which May Remain on Board Any Vessel at Any Jurong Port Container Berth, PSA Container Berth, Conventional Berth, the Tuas Jetty or the Sudong Explosive Anchorage.
Q3: Are commodities dangerous goods or general cargo?
A3: Please obtain a complete MSDS of the commodity and fax in or email to MPA Hazardous Cargo Section for verification.
Fax no.: 6325 2430
Q4: Where can I obtain the application form from Centre for Radioactive Protection (CRP) to apply the permit for my radioactive substance?
A4: You may download the application form - Application for Approval for Transit of Shipment of Radioactive Materials. Complete the form and submit it together with other supporting documents (as stated in the Procedure for Dangerous Goods Declaration) to CRP for application of the permit.