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Dangerous Goods

Red Funnel Ferries have considerable experience in handling and shipping dangerous cargoes that are permitted on Passenger Vehicle Ferries

We can legally transport by sea classes 1-9, subject to restrictions, and offer freight-only sailings for prohibited substances such as bulk petrol and propane.

Staff are experienced with the Regulations applying to the movement of dangerous goods by sea and fully qualified DGSA's are employed.

The ferry terminals are spacious with dedicated hard-standing for hazardous loads. Any vehicle that can pass under a motorway bridge can be accommodated. None of the vehicle ferries are fitted with a centre-casing to restrict the manoeuverability of freight vehicles and service reliability and punctuality is unmatched.

To ship dangerous goods by sea we need the following information 24hrs prior to shipment, as this needs to be declared to the Harbour Authorities and cleared for shipment.

  • UN Number
  • Class of Goods
  • Net Weight
  • Gross Weight
  • Type of Packaging + Packaging Group
  • Proper Shipping Name
  • Flashpoint (if applicable)

To comply with The Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods And Marine Pollutants) Regulations 1990, Dangerous, Toxic and/or Hazardous Loads must be declared at the time of booking and on Consignment Notes completed at check-in. A Dangerous Goods Declaration Note must also be Completed Prior to Shipment.

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  • Classes 1-9 by sea
  • Frequent sailings
  • Unmatched reliability
  • Spacious terminals
  • Easy load ferries
  • Experienced DGSA account team
  • New booking technology
  • Consolidated invoicing
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Contact Centre: For travel, accommodation and enquiries call +44 (0)23 8001 9192

Switchboard: Tel +44 (0)23 8024 8500. Fax +44 (0)23 8024 8501.

Registered in England: 002404, VAT number: GB 902 873131. All Rights Reserved, © 2014 Red Funnel (i-0233dfdfd4680b1f5)

Isle of Wight Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries, Trinity Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6RA | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (West Cowes), Fountain Yard, West Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AR.

Southampton Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries (Terminal 1), Terminal 1, Dock Gate 7 off Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2AR | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (Terminal 2), Terminal 2, Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ.

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Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally


Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally

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