The purpose of this policy is to clearly define LPG/Propane that
are hazardous but which may - under certain conditions - be carried
by Passengers on TT-Line Company Pty Ltd vessels.
This policy applies to all hazardous items carried or likely to
be carried on the vessels by passengers in mobile homes, caravans,
campervans, camper trailers, cars, trailers, motorbikes, bicycles
or by foot passengers in personal baggage.
- Hazardous groups
(a)* LPG cylinders
* Propane cylinders
* Pyrotechnics (boat) if sealed in packages and stowed within
* Empty petrol/diesel containers
* Home kerosene
* Methylated spirits
* Lamp oil
* Paint thinners
- Loose gas bottles/BBQ bottles/camper stove bottles.
Items in category 1a may be carried but only under following
(i) LPG/Propane cylinders must comply
with Australian Standards AS2468, AS2469, AS2470 (stamped on
cylinder), max size 9Kg with date of inspection within 10 years.
Shut off valve must be effective and cylinder must be stowed
(ii) Propane cylinders may not be carried if connected to an
appliance. Single use Propane cylinders that are pierced for use
may only be carried if appropriately intact and not fitted to an
(iii) All items in listing (b) are not to be carried on board the
2b Fitted gas bottles - vehicle/caravan/campervan/mobile home
(i) For the purpose of this policy
LPG powered vehicles that are approved and registered on Australian
roads are deemed safe for carriage due to inbuilt safety factors of
the vehicle LPG system.
(ii) Caravans, campervans, mobile homes, camper trailers which
have fitted LPG systems must be checked and verified for compliance
to 2a(i). (Single or multi cylinder systems).
(iii) In all cases LPG cylinders on these vehicles (item (ii))
must be isolated at the cylinder prior to boarding and remain so
for the voyage duration.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES MAY GAS SYSTEMS BE ACTIVE WHILST ON THE
2c LPG/Propane bottles located in passenger vehicles (as per 2a)
are to be removed and placed in the TT-Line Company Pty Ltd vehicle
for carriage on board by security personel. Just prior to
completion of cargo operation stevedores will place the vehicle on
the open section of Deck 5 aft as near as possible to the centre
line. (Late passenger arrivals who have gas bottles may result in
security personnel carrying items on board for placement in the
designated vehicle on Deck 5 aft).
All passengers will be given a Passenger Baggage Tag by security
personnel which will be fixed to the cylinder and collected at
destination on production of ticket stub in the terminal as per
All LPG/Propane cylinders that do not comply with 2a(i) or 2a(ii)
will not be allowed passage.
3a Empty Jerry Cans (Diesel/Petrol/Boat Fuel Containers) can only
be carried under the following conditions:
i) Jerry cans and boat fuel
containers that are fully welded at the seams (plastic or
ii) Jerry cans and boat fuel containers must not be greater than
25 litre capacity.
iii) Sealing cap has locking side arms or screwed cap with an
effective rubber seal.
iv) Jerry cans and boat fuel containers must be empty and dry of
Note: In the event a petrol/diesel can has residual fuel inside,
and thereby may have a dangerous gaseous/air mixture, passengers
should fill the canister with water before being allowed to travel
and to remain with the passenger vehicle.
3b Canisters other than Metal/Jerry Cans/Plastic Fuel Containers
or boat fuel containers as per 3a (i), (ii), (iii) are not allowed
on board at any time.
4 LPG/Propane/Petrol/Diesel cylinders or containers must not be
emptied by passengers in a manner that places TT-Line Company Pty
Ltd property or other persons at risk.
TT-Line Company Pty Ltd will refuse passage to those who do not
comply with this policy.