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Coal Cargo- Know the Hazards

Coal is a potentially hazardous cargo and serious incidents continue to arise. In some instances it would appear that those on board were not entirely familiar with the risks, and on other occasions the coal was not carried in accordance with regulatory requirements or best

dangerous goods classes

Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods – All substances of an inflammable nature which are liable to spontaneouscombustion either in themselves or when stowed next to other substances and, when mixed with air, are liable to generate explosive gases or produce suffocation or poisoning or tainting of foodstuffs. The