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Can I bring dangerous goods on board?


Yes, but only by prior arrangement. You have to declare dangerous goods at least 24 hours in advance by contacting the port of departure. Dangerous goods include flammable substances such as petrol, LPG and compressed air cylinders, and must be carried in accordance with Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) regulations.

Small quantities (up to five litres) of petrol or diesel can be carried in private vehicles, which are not in commercial use. If you are travelling with small quantities (up to five litres) then we do not require 24 hours notice or a Dangerous Goods Note (DGN), however, please declare the fuel at the port on arrival. 

We reserve the right to inspect and/or refuse any vehicle presented for shipment if the regulations are being contravened.

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