20 October 2020
This is a UK P&I Club webinar on risks that affect the carriage of Group A cargoes, in particular liquefaction and the practical issues and problems that arise with the carriage of such cargoes.
20 October 2020
BIMCO attended a very useful webinar on understanding liquefaction risks associated with the carriage of Group A cargoes in the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code. Members are encouraged to view this webinar for a better understanding of the problems that can occur with Group A cargoes.
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.
17 September 2019
BIMCO has contributed to a discussion at the IMO to change the definition of Group A cargoes that may liquefy, after new research on liquefaction of bauxite cargoes concluded that dynamic separation can also affect cargo stability in addition to liquefaction.
14 September 2018
BIMCO representatives from the Maritime Information Department have attended the 5th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 5), held at the IMO London headquarters from 10 to 14 September 2018.
07 September 2018
IMO Sub-committee of Carriage of Cargoes and Containers holds its 5th meeting next week and this is to inform members on issues that are of relevance.
31 October 2018
This section provides a summary of the major amendments under Amendment 04-17 to the IMSBC Code and a range of BIMCO services offered to assist members in this regard.
11 June 2018
Information providing a more in-depth look on dynamic separation process (DSP) and how master and crew can recognise the DSP signs and take necessary action.
06 June 2018
ClassNK and Rio Tinto issue important information on safe shipment of solid bulk cargoes relating to dynamic separation and resulting free slurry surface effect.
15 May 2018
For the first time, IMO will discuss the maritime autonomous ships. The use of autonomous ships – or so-called unmanned ships - will create the need for a regulatory framework for such ships and their interaction and co-existence with manned ships.