This notice was published on 02 March 2023 and is applicable to ship owners, managers, operators, masters, and officers of Bermuda-registered ships.
Amendment 41-22 of the IMDG Code has been adopted by the International Maritime Organisation through Resolution MSC.501 (105) applying on a voluntary basis from 1st January 2023 and entering into force internationally on 1st January 2024.
The current version of the IMDG Code (Amendment 40-20 IMDG Code 2020 edition) is valid until 31 December 2023.
From 1st January 2023 until 31st December 2023, Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants should be shipped either:
In accordance with the mandatory IMDG Code 2020 edition incorporating Amendment 40-20; or
In accordance with the voluntary IMDG Code 2022 edition incorporating Amendment 41-22
With effect from 1st January 2024, Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants can only be shipped in accordance with the IMDG Code 2022 edition incorporating Amendment 41-22.