Dangerous Goods


One of the benefits that make MACS3 loading computer valuable for its users is the fact that it incorporates all relevant data as well as stowage and segregation rules of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code for onboard dangerous goods and hazardous cargo stowage - easy to use at the fingerprint.

The IMDG code is reviewed biennially. The last update to the IMDG Code (Amendment 39-18) was published in 2018. Compliance is optional from January 1, 2019 and mandatory on January 1, 2020 as it has been described in the resolution MSC.442(99) by the Maritime Safety Committee. 

Navis has integrated the IMDG Amendment 39-18 into the MACS3 Dangerous Goods (DG) module. The updated MACS3 DG module is available and ready to be delivered.

The supplements/corrigenda of the IMDG Code 2018 edition published by IMO in December 2019 are currently implemented in MACS3 and will be available with the MACS3 version 1.1.43 at the end of February 2020.

What has changed in Amendment 39-18 that is applicable to MACS3?