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Tallink Silja Update - Dangerous Goods Onboard Tallink Silja Ships

To ensure a more efficient and faster cargo check-in process, we would like to remind our customers about the limitations regarding transportation of dangerous substances on our ships.

Prohibited goods on all our ships, on all our routes:

  • Coal (non-classified in accordance with IMDG Code)
  • Hay, straw, and bhusa
  • Radioactive Goods (Class 7)
  • Infectious/Biohazardous Classes (Class 6.2)

Prohibited goods, except on Regal Star and Sailor (Paldiski – Kapellskär line):

  • Charcoal
  • Peat (Note: A maximum quantity of 320L in closed packages is allowed, but prior notification to the booking center is required)

Special requirements:

  • When booking UN1361 (Carbon, animal or vegetable origin) and UN1362 (Cargon, activated), a Dangerous Goods Declaration is necessary.
  • When booking with a certificate as per required with SP925, please ensure the certificate is not older than 6 months.
  • Class 1 goods (explosives) do require case-by-case approach on our side. Please contact our booking office for further details.

If the load contains any of the following, please inform the booking center and send a Safety Data Sheet (issued or updated within the last 5 years):

  • Fertilizer that does not qualify as IMO
  • Biodiesel that does not qualify as IMO
  • Carbon Black
  • Perfumes that do not contain ethanol
  • Other potentially dangerous substances

All dangerous goods passing through Helsinki must be registered in the Dangerous Goods Notifications System.

A unit containing dangerous goods may not stay at the Port of Helsinki for longer than 4 hours.

DGD (Dangerous Goods Declaration) that has been correctly filled out. Feel free to use it as an example in your daily work.

Tallink Silja

19 June 2023

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