Transportation of Hazardous Substances

Third-Party Inspection Bodies


The current standards or code of practices acceptable are:

  • UN Recommendations on transport of dangerous goods (UN Standard)
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code)
  • European Agreement on Road Transport of Dangerous Goods (ADR Standard)
  • US Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 178-199 (US DOT Standard)
  • Singapore Standard 586 (Hazard Communication for Hazardous Chemicals and Dangerous Goods)

Approved local third-party inspection bodies

 NameAddressTelContact Person 
Apave TIV Asia Pte Ltd450 Alexandra Road, #04-01 UE Bizhub West, Singapore 11996091874607
Mr. Andy Yan
Bureau Veritas1 Maritime Square, #09-66 Lobby C, World Trade Centre, S(099253) 62752886Mr Joe Lee
Germanischer Lloyd Singapore Pte Ltd83 Clemenceau Ave, #13-05 to #13-07 UE Square, S(239920)68359610Mr YT Yan
Lloyd’s Register of Shipping456 Alexandra Road, #16-02, NOL Building, S(119962) 62789444(Certification only)
VICOM LTD385 Sin Ming Drive S(575718) 64584555-

Approved overseas third-party inspection bodies

Bureau VeritasBelgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, UK, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, China, South Africa
Ceten Apave InternationalFrance
Det Norske VeritasDenmark, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Australia, US (Houston), Norway
Ebasco Services IncorporatedItaly, Netherlands
Kennedy & Dorkin Quality EngineeringUK
Lloyd’s Register Industrial DivisionBelgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, US
National Vulcan Engineering Insurance Group Ltd
Plant Safety Ltd UK
TUV Germany
TUV Hellas
Vincotte International Belgium
Inteco Japan Ltd Japan, South Korea
JMI Institute Japan
Japan Boiler Association Japan
Overseas Merchandise Inspection Co Ltd Japan
SGS Far East Ltd Japan
The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute of Japan Japan
Ebasco Services Incorporated US
I.D. Technical Services Jordan
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) China
Rina Services S.p.A Italy
China Classification Society (CCS) China