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.
01 September 2017
The carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes under the IMSBC Code.
01 August 2017
New solid bulk cargoes added to list for exemption from having a fixed fire-extinguishing system in the cargo spaces. See revised IMO circular.
23 March 2017
Equip yourself with the latest list of designated national competent authorities for carriage of solid bulk and grain cargoes.
04 January 2019
A valuable supplement to the mandatory IMSBC Code. This database contains information on the carriage requirements, including cargo properties and characteristics of the most commonly transported solid bulk cargoes. Amendment 04-17 (2018 Edition) to the IMSBC Code,which entered into force on 1 January 2019, is the current IMSBC Code.
02 May 2019
Accidents including fatalities continue to occur in the cargo holds and adjacent spaces of ships carrying solid bulk cargoes and this is a timely reminder to members about the dangers of entry into enclosed spaces.
29 January 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) issues interim guidance for modified testing of solid bulk cargoes for corrosivity.
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.
11 December 2018
The mandatory International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code will enter its Amendment 04-17 on 1 January 2019. Find out what the amendments are that would impact members’ dealings with these cargoes.
03 January 2017
Amendment 03-15 to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code becomes mandatory effective 1 January 2017.