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Amendment 03-15 to the IMSBC Code and the BIMCO Solid Cargo Database

The latest IMSBC Code is available now for purchase!

January 2017

Amendment 03-15 to the IMSBC Code and the BIMCO Solid Cargo Database

Amendment 03-15 to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code becomes mandatory effective 1 January 2017.  

December 2016

New regulations entering into force 1 January 2017

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) - overview of new and amended regulations entering into force 1 January 2017.

May 2016

Cargo Alert - Pitfalls of Indonesian coal shipment

BIMCO has received additional information regarding shipment of Indonesian coal which members may want to note and take necessary precautions.

March 2016

Australia Maritime Safety Authority - Loading Plan Warning

Recently, numerous vessels have been given deficiencies for not monitoring the loading, or not loading the vessel according to the agreed loading plan.

January 2016

Cargo Alert - Malaysia halts bauxite mining operations

Malaysian authorities have temporarily suspended bauxite mining for a period of three months from mid-January 2016

Cargo Alert – New Cargoes Added to the IMSBC Code

New cargoes have been added to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code as a consequence of the Amendment 03-15 (the Amendment) to the said Code

December 2015

IBC Code Alert - Annual Provisional Categorization List of Liquid Substances Issued

New circular issued by the International Maritime Organisation for the International Bulk Chemicals Code.

November 2015

IMSBC Code Alert - New Contact List for Designated Competent Authorities Issued

The International Maritime Organization has just released a new circular (BC.1/circ. 73) providing an updated list of designated competent authorities.

Cargo Alert - Carriage of coal cargoes -Shipper's declaration

It has come to BIMCO's attention that the shipper’s cargo information and declaration for the carriage of coal cargoes should be carefully scrutinised and its accuracy thoroughly checked.