BC Ferries is required to comply with the regulations in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act & Regulations (TDG) and the Canada Shipping Act & Dangerous Goods Shipping Regulations. Failure to declare dangerous goods is an offence under Canadian law.
There are more than 3,600 dangerous goods listed in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act.
- Some dangerous goods items are permitted without documentation in limited quantities. View the list of common dangerous goods and the quantities allowed on board BC Ferries.
- Class 7 dangerous goods should be fully documented and packaged as per UN packaging requirements.
If you plan to travel on our ferries with dangerous goods and do not already have a dangerous goods shipping document, you need to complete a dangerous goods shipping document ahead of travel. Print your completed document and present it to the ticket agent when you arrive at the terminal.