Amendment 39-18 will be incorporated into the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG), 2018 Edition, and come into force on 1 January 2020.
The IMDG Code 2018 Edition will be effective for two years once it enters into force and may be applied voluntarily from 1 January 2019. The IMDG Code Supplement, 2018 Edition renders obsolete the previous 2014 edition.
The IMDG Code, 2016 Edition Amendment 38-16 came into force on 1 January 2018 and will remain mandatory for two years until 31 December 2019.
For further information please refer to the IMDG Code section on the BIMCO website.
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Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) publish regular Bunker Alerts based entirely on fuel samples and have kindly permitted BIMCO’s Members to access this information.
The Bunker Alerts are not intended to be an evaluation of overall bunker quality in the port or area concerned, but usually highlight a specific parameter within the fuel which has raised a quality issue.
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