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This factsheet will determine the Transport Index (TI) and the Criticality Safety Index (CSI) limits on vessels, to be used for the consignment of Uranium Hexafluoride UF6 packages in order to comply with the requirements of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code IMDG 2014 edition. This paper considers the transport of UF6 packages comprised of type 48X, 48Y and type 30B cylinders.