05 January 2021
BIMCO providing information on the latest amendments made to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code for shipment of packaged goods at sea: Amendment 40-20.
05 January 2021
BIMCO provides a summary of the significant changes brought about by Amendment 40-20 to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
09 November 2020
BIMCO started reporting from 30 September 2020, a series of articles, informing members of what to expect in the revised International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code (Amendment 05-19), which will come into force on 1 January 2021. This is the 4th article in the series. Today, BIMCO reports on the re-classification of Group B cargoes in the IMSBC Code.
30 September 2020
BIMCO will report from now till 31 December 2020, a series of articles, informing members of what to expect in the revised IMSBC Code which wlll come into force on 1 January 2021. The first article which BIMCO reports today is on changes made to the " Seed cakes" entries in the IMSBC Code.
06 August 2020
The competent authorities of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden authorize the provisions of this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by exemption in accordance with 220.127.116.11 of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code).
11 May 2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has postponed all meetings since March 2020. BIMCO is adapting to the new schedule, and this article provides an overview of the IMO-related work that BIMCO members need to know about, despite the pandemic.
20 December 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), as well as various codes mandatory under the Convention. The changes will enter into force on 1 January 2020 and can be viewed below.
10 December 2019
23 December 2020
This section provides a summary of the major amendments under Amendment 05-19 to the IMSBC Code and a range of BIMCO services offered to assist members in this regard.
18 January 2019
Warning of explosive incidents that could occur with shipment of aluminium dross in bulk containers.