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Do you deal with Dangerous Goods Shipping, Packaging, or Handling and not know where to start? We can help you get set up with an aduit, training or a simple chat to help you move forward. Contact us for a Consult today!

1.866.271.GEMC (4362)

info@gemc.ca

Do you deal with Dangerous Goods Shipping, Packaging, or Handling and not know where to start? We can help you get set up with an aduit, training or a simple chat to help you move forward. Contact us for a Consult today!

IMDG Code - 2018 Edition

November 21, 2019

The 2018 IMDG Code comes into force on January 1, 2020. If you ship dangerous goods through marine transport, make sure you have the updated Code.




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