Amended Dry Bulk Cargoes Code enters into force soon - members to get ready!

Amended Dry Bulk Cargoes Code enters into force soon - members to get ready!


The amended IMSBC Code for carriage of dry bulk cargoes will enter into mandatory  force on 1 January 2019. What are the amendments that would impact members’ dealing with these cargoes? BIMCO gives the rundown of these amendments. 

With effect from 1 January 2019, Amendment 04-17 (2018 edition) to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes ( IMSBC) Code will come into mandatory effect superseding Amendment 03-15 (2016 edition).

Members have only two months ahead to prepare for the changes,

To assist members, BIMCO provides a summary of the various amendments that will affect members' business in relation to the carriage of dry bulk cargoes for sea shipment.

The summary can be viewed here


Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen
in Copenhagen, DK


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