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HAZMAT and Certain Dangerous Cargo (CDC) Reporting and Permitting Requirements
These regulations apply to persons at all port facilities, other than bulk petroleum terminals, and to the land and water carriers using port facilities in the Port of Baltimore. "Port of Baltimore" means the navigable waters of the Patapsco River and its tributaries to a line between North Point and Bodkin Point, and all port facilities contained there.
Transportation Article, Sec. 6-206, Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 11, Department of Transportation; Subtitle 05, Maryland Port Administration; Chapter 02, Hazardous Material
A person may not introduce in the Port of Baltimore any hazardous materials, unless:
At least 48 hours in advance of the arrival of the HAZMAT or CDCs on POB property, applicants shall submit the required information listed below (Permit Application Requirements) to the MPA either by fax 410-285-0921 or by email: bmcmahon[at]mdot.state.md.us
If the material does not have a proper permit, the HAZMAT or CDC will not be allowed on the port facilities.
Request for permits for ammonium nitrate shipments shall additionally include the composition of the material, including the percentage of ammonium nitrate by weight, along with a detailed description of the packaging.
Permitted cargo shipments of 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 explosives may not remain on the land area of a port facility for more than 6 hours.
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