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Special Permit Section


Solid hazardous materials cargoes listed in 46 CFR 148.01-7 Table of Permitted Cargoes may be transported in bulk on board vessels if they comply with the regulations in 46 CFR 148.01.  A petition for authorization to transport an unlisted cargo or to use alternative procedures must be submitted to the address below.

Procedures for Filing of Special Petition for Special Permit

Each person to whom a special permit is issued under the terms of 46 CFR 148.01-9 shall comply with all requirements of part 148.01-11 (Special permits; standard conditions) except as specifically provided by the terms of the special permit.

Standard Conditions for Special Permits

See 46 CFR 148.01-11 for standard conditions for special permits.

Contact the Hazardous Materials Division (CG-ENG-5):

Commandant (CG-ENG-5)
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE Stop 7509
Washington DC 20593-7509
Tel: +1 (202) 372-1420

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