03 February 2020
The carriage of chemicals in bulk is governed by SOLAS Chapter VII - Carriage of dangerous goods and MARPOL Annex II - Regulations for the Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk.
The Conventions require chemical tankers built after 1 July 1986 to comply with the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code).
The carriage of oil is governed by SOLAS Chapter II-2 and MARPOL Annex I - Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil
13 October 2017
Chilean AGM regulations are issued by the Chilean Agricultural and Livestock Service (Servicio Agricola y Ganadero, SAG), the official Chilean state body responsible for the protection of plant and animal health.
26 June 2018
New Zealand AGM regulations are issued by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), which include the Craft Risk Management Standard (CRMS) under section 24G of the Biosecurity Act 1993.
26 January 2018
Australian AGM regulations are under the responsibility of the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAFF).
26 September 2017
Regulations are issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine Office (PPQ).
26 September 2017
Canadian AGM regulations are issued by the Canada Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) .
07 January 2020
Information on specific Canadian Arctic shipping regulations.
10 March 2017
BIMCO assists a member with a query about whether there were any international regulations or recommendations governing the carriage of solid bulk cargoes on barges.
27 September 2017
A new set of Asian Gypsy moth (AGM) regulations has been issued by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), New Zealand (NZ). Members entering or intending to enter NZ waters need to familiarise themselves of these new requirements.
12 September 2016