The mandatory International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code will enter its Amendment 04-17 on 1 January 2019. Find out what the amendments are that would impact members’ dealings with these cargoes.
Members have less than a month to get prepared with the changes that are made to the IMSBC Code, with Amendment 04-17 (2018 edition) entering into force on 1 January 2019. This amendment will supersede Amendment 03-15 (2016 edition).
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.
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