Work Item
ASTM WK88099

New Guide for Lithium Battery Carriage

1. Scope

Recommendations for owners, operators, and designers of vessels to safely carrying lithium batteries onboard including electric vehicles, e-bikes, scooters.


Lithium; Battery; Transport; Vessel


Current guidance for maritime transport of lithium batteries is lacking. This guide would be used by vessel owners and managers in setting policy and procedures related to lithium battery transport and emergency response.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F25.07

Committee: F25

Staff Manager: David Lee

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-11-2023

Technical Contact: John Goering

Item: 000