Class 1.1 and 1.2 Dangerous Goods
A moratorium is still in place for Class 1.1 and 1.2 Dangerous Goods until further notice HPA will only be accepting Class 1.1 and 1.2 as transit only (retained onboard). These limits will be evaluated case by case.
Mixed Class 1 Dangerous Goods
Where Class 1 Dangerous Goods of different divisions, i.e. 1.1, 1.5, 1.2 and/or 1.3 are being handled together, the aggregate quantity is considered as belonging to the division with the lowest number. In this regard, division 1.5 will be considered and treated as division 1.1 when Class 1.1 Dangerous Goods are part of the aggregate. Whenever bulk and/or packaged Ammonium Nitrate (AN) is stowed on board along with Class 1 Dangerous Goods, one half of the weight of the AN must be considered as Class 1 Dangerous Goods in the new calculation. In this regard, 20 tonnes NEQ of Class 1 Dangerous Goods carried on a vessel along with 200 tonnes of AN, the total NEQ of Class 1 Dangerous Goods on board will be considered as 120 tonnes.
The HPA is responsible for approval of the NEQ of Class 1 Dangerous Goods through the Port of Halifax. Safe operation and handling is the responsibility of the terminal operator who receives and delivers of all Dangerous Goods.
Requests for approvals are to be sent to:
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
For additional information please contact:
Mark Adcock, P.Eng.
Director, Marine Operations
Halifax Port Authority
Office (902) 426-5311
Cell (902) 229-1208