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Liquefaction and Dynamic Separation

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. 

3rd BIMCO report on new developments affecting the IMSBC Code - New Cargoes Added

21 October 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 3rd article of the series. Today, BIMCO reports on new cargoes that are being added to the IMSBC Code. 

BIMCO provides information about dangers associated with the carriage of certain solid bulk cargoes

19 November 2020

There are solid bulk cargoes that are commonly transported by bulk carriers and yet many members are not familiar with the dangers that are associated with them. BIMCO provides timely information and advice on cargoes like iron ore fines, bauxite as well as cargoes that are capable of causing oxygen depletion in cargo spaces and adjacent spaces.