Maximum Permissible Quantities – Class 5

The maximum quantities of Ammonium Nitrate (Class 5.1) Dangerous Goods which may at any time be berthed at or transit a particular wharf are subject to an agreement between the Port of Tauranga and the Chief Inspector of Explosives dated 13 June 1996.

Note that all Ammonium Nitrate handling for discharge at wharves should be treated as Direct to Motor Vehicle (DMV).

Breakbulk Cargo Limits

(a) Ammonium Nitrate in steel drums 25 Tonnes
(b) Ammonium Nitrate bags on pallets 25 Tonnes


ISO Containers Cargo Limits

(c) Ammonium Nitrate 400 Tonnes