BIMCO prepares members ahead with the new IMSBC Code !


The International Maritime Organization (IMO)  has published the latest International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes ( IMSBC) Code, incorporating Amendment 05-19, 2020 edition. BIMCO informs members what these new amendments are and how they can access the information on the BIMCO Cargo database section.

The IMO adopted Amendment 05-19 ( Amdt 05-19)  to the IMSBC Code at the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC)'s 101 session this year via resolution MSC.462 (101).  

Amdt 05-19 will enter into force on 1st January 2021 but contracting member government states to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1972, as amended ( SOLAS Convention) can apply in whole or in part the said amendment with effect from 1 January 2020.  

Please click here to find out more about what these amendments are and how BIMCO can assist the members in getting ready with the new IMSBC Code. 

Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen
in Copenhagen, DK


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