Gefahrgutinformationssystem (GEGIS)

GEGIS stands for Gefahrgut-Informationssystem, which can be translated to dangerous goods information system.

Increased transport safety for dangerous goods

Personal and environmental safety are absolutely central today. Safe handling of dangerous goods must be insured beyond national boundaries, particularly in the case of transport of dangerous goods. It is essential in this regard to know exactly where which hazardous material is located, with which other materials it comes in contact, or which other materials it may under no circumstances come into contact with, and what course of action should be taken in case of accidents.

The GEGIS dangerous goods information system has been especially developed for dangerous goods transport safety. In Hamburg GEGIS has been implemented with a registration requirement for all movements of dangerous goods in the Hamburg Harbour. The reason for it are clearly obvious: GEGIS offers ...