International rules and standards are the national treasure of countries that participate in their development, study and implement them in national requirements and in the industry.
An important role in the development of international rules and standards is played by non-governmental organizations that have a consultative status in international organizations.
The international certification body DNV conducted an audit of management system at the ISTC, which operates in accordance with the requirements of the International Standard ISO 9001-2015. The audit did not reveal significant non-conformities of the management system, and therefore the system was recognized as complying with the existing requirements and received a positive assessment.Learn More
The European Agreement concerning the Internatioal Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) was signed in Geneva on May 26, 2000 and entered into force on February 29, 2008.
The regulations annexed to ADN contain provisions for dangerous substances and articles and their carriage, both in packages and in bulk on dry cargo ships and tankers. These regulations also contain provisions for the construction and operation of such ships. They also relate to the requirements and procedures for inspection, issuance of certificates of approval, recognition of classification societies, monitoring, and training and verification of personnel.
The Joint Meeting of the RID Committee of Experts and the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods will take place on 15-19 March 2021 in Bern, Switzerland. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, it is not yet possible to indicate whether physical participation in the conference will be possible and which conference platform will be used. The provisional agenda for the spring 2021 session includes the consideration of proposals for amendments to RID/ADR/ADN.Learn More
On September 21 the International Staff Training Center had issued the next study group of experts in the sphere of the processing of loading and unloading of dangerous goods. As a part of group representatives of the large enterprises of spheres of transport, oil and gas production and also production of a container for dangerous goods were trained.Learn More