Dangerous Goods - Safety first!

Our experience at your service

Not every piece of cargo is simple and clean-cut. Many times, you need to ship cargo that, due to its nature, may be highly dangerous for everyone involved in the transport chain. When these types of shipments arise, you need to have relevant experts involved to ensure the safety of your cargo and all people involved.

Our experts are there to ensure that your dangerous goods are transported safely to almost every destination in the world, all with a high level of service.

Our secret to being the market leader in dangerous goods transportation has a lot to do with our nearly 50 years of expertise in the market. Our procedures and handling of dangerous goods are being harmonized globally and remain under constant review to ensure that your cargo has the level of safety and attention that it deserves.

Our highly trained experts are there to support you with the planning and execution of your dangerous goods transports across the supply chain – by sea, road, rail and inland waterways. Each of our experts, vessel command and various persons involved throughout the transport chain are diligently trained in accordance with the IMDG Code, GGVSee, 49CFR and strict Hapag-Lloyd internal requirements.

Hapag-Lloyd offers best-in-class support for your dangerous cargo.

  • Personalized solutions for your complex dangerous goods transports
  • 24/7 support from our dangerous goods experts in all regional head offices (Hamburg, Valparaiso, Piscataway and Singapore)
  • Several dangerous goods experts on call during weekends
  • Quick and reliable booking check to safeguard international legal requirements and a smooth transport of your goods
  • Proper stowage and segregation on board to ensure a safe sea voyage for your cargo
  • Where appropriate, we utilize safe transport measures even beyond the requirements of the IMDG Code. For us, safety comes first


For further information please contact your nearest Hapag-Lloyd Sales office.

Arriving safely with dangerous goods

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