SECTION (6) - DANGEROUS GOODS
1. Dangerous goods are as per the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code issued by the International Maritime Organization.
2. It is strictly prohibited for any person to bring any dangerous goods into the Port without obtaining prior written approval from the Port Authority and the concerned Government authorities. Some of these goods are only allowed to be discharged in the port on direct delivery.
3. Dangerous Goods Class 1&7
Relevant Government and Port Authority’s approvals have to be obtained before such goods are loaded at the loading port onboard vessels intend calling port Salalah. The Harbour Master must be notified of the following at least 72 hours before the vessel arrives:
(a) Time of arrival of the vessel and duration of stay in the port.
(b) The details and specifications of the goods.
(c) Emergency Contact numbers and the name of the concerned body.
4. It is strictly prohibited for any vessel, during loading or discharging of the above-mentioned dangerous shipments, to carry out at the same time, loading or discharging of other goods, fuelling or allowing transfer of passengers.
5. It is strictly prohibited to discharge any damaged or pierced packages or containers the contents of which are of the above mentioned dangerous goods and which are found leaking, unless the Port Authority decides otherwise after examining the same by qualified staff from the Port Authority.