Aleksandr V. Vlasov - Candidate of Economic Sciences, associate professor of the department of customs law and organization of the customs affairs, Law Institute of the Russian University of Transport
Tatiyana V. Borisova - senior lecturer of the Law College, Law Institute of the Russian University of Transport
Abstract. Dangerous goods are an integral part of the modern trade of any state. This is an objective need for the development of production relations due to their various kinds of requirements. The modern economy would not be able to fully function without the necessary quantity of goods and vehicles. Today no state is able to exist without the consumption of natural resources, and a considerable part of industrial waste, unfortunately, is made up of toxic substances polluting the environment and carrying a certain degree of potential danger. More than a half of goods transported by all modes of world transport are hazardous, namely explosive, corrosive, flammable, toxic, and even radioactive in nature, or they may be of other hazard. To ensure safe transportation of goods by sea is a task of relevant importance for ship-owners, stevedores, cargo owners. The paper deals with the features of legal regulation of dangerous goods transportation by sea. There has been carried out the analysis of the existing rules and regulations, and a general analysis of the legislation. Sea transportation is one of the most common types of transportation, as the most part of world goods are transported by sea.
Keywords: freight; transportation contract; sea transport; dangerous goods; transportation.