IMO issues new list of designated national competent authorities for solid bulk and grain cargoes


Equip yourself with the latest list of designated national competent authorities for carriage of solid bulk and grain cargoes.

Members are informed that the International Maritime Organization has issued a circular attaching a new list of designated national competent authorities responsible for the carriage of solid bulk cargoes as well as grain cargoes. The circular BC.1/circ.74 supersedes BC.1/circ. 73. 

Members are to be guided accordingly.

Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen
in Copenhagen, DK


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