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European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN 2013)

Published: November 2012

The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) has been in force since February 2008. The Agreement currently has seventeen Contracting Parties.

The Regulations annexed to the ADN contain provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles, provisions concerning their carriage in packages and in bulk on board inland navigation vessels or tank vessels, as well as provisions concerning the construction and operation of such vessels. They also address requirements and procedures for inspections, the issue of certificates of approval, recognition of classification societies, monitoring, and training and examination of experts. They are harmonized to the greatest possible extent with the dangerous goods agreements for other modes of transport.

The Agreement has been regularly amended and updated since its entry into force. This version has been prepared on the basis of amendments applicable as from 1 January 2013.

ECE/TRANS/231
Complete set of two volumes
Sales # E/F/R.12.VIII.2
ISBN 978-92-1-139145-9 (English)
Price: US$ 150
Languages: English and French (Russian forthcoming)

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Previous editions of this publication are also available: bibliographic information on all editions and language versions

For more information on this agreement, visit the ADN section of the UNECE Transport Division Website.