22 September 2017
A new Bauxite circular warning about a new hazard of these cargoes relating to moisture has been issued by the IMO following the meeting held by its Sub-committee on the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) last week. This new IMO bauxite circular supersedes CCC.1/Circ.2 and issues new guidance on the carriage of bauxite cargoes.
15 September 2017
The IMO Sub-committee for the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) succeeded in finalising the carriage requirements for bauxite cargoes based on GBWG's bauxite research, paving the way for safe carriage of these cargoes.
07 September 2017
BIMCO will be attending the IMO in London for the 4th session of the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC), which will be held from 11 to 15 September 2017.
20 April 2017
The recent months’ uptick in global indicators, which implies a strengthening in the global economy, is not sufficient for the patient to be discharged yet. The state of the global economy is still uncertain, despite stronger growth dynamics in advanced economies, and not least in China.
27 October 2017
Liquefaction is the well-known phenomenon that affects the carriage of Group A cargoes in the IMSBC Code. Dynamic separation is a new phenomenon recently incorporated in the IMSBC Code under the Bauxite cargo entry. This section provides information on these two phenemona which are moisture-related instabilities that affect the ship’s stability and how the master and crew can recognise the signs of these two two phenemona to enable them to act swiftly to avert disasters of capsizing and loss of crew.
23 January 2020