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A valuable supplement to the IMSBC Code, containing cargo information and carriage requirements of solid bulk cargoes commonly transported. Amendment 05-19 (2020 edition) is the current Code in force as of 1 January 2021.
Nickel ore is one of the most problematic cargoes to be carried in solid bulk form. This article provides information on why it is so and how it can be shipped safely with some precautions to be taken into consideration.
Providing the latest information on contact points relating to designated national competent authorities that are responsible for the safe carriage of dangerous goods in compliance with the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
Providing the latest information on contact points relating to designated national competent authorities that are responsible for the safe carriage of grain and solid bulk cargoes.
BIMCO providing guidance on the corrosivity test that is applied to solid bulk cargoes under the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes ( IMSBC) Code for assessment and classification, if found to be a corrosive solid, as a cargo that is hazardous when transported in bulk ( MHB).
Providing the lists of solid bulk cargoes that can be exempted from CO2 fittings as issued by the International Maritime Organization.