20 December 2019
On 5th December 2019, BIMCO held a one-hour long webinar session on the IMSBC Code, highlighting the difficulties that shipowners encounter when they are transporting solid bulk cargoes, together with some BIMCO recommendations put forward that could help improve the situation.
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.
28 January 2020
View the latest IMSBC Code webinar presenting the general difficulties on shipment of solid bulk cargoes, together with some BIMCO recommendations to improve the situation.
29 January 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) issues interim guidance for modified testing of solid bulk cargoes for corrosivity.
01 September 2017
The carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes under the 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.
06 December 2019
A valuable supplement to the IMSBC Code, containing cargo information and carriage requirements of solid bulk cargoes commonly transported. Amendment 04-17 (2018 edition) is the current Code in force. Amendment 05-19 (2020 edition) will enter into force on 1 January 2021. Member States can apply it in whole or part on a voluntary basis effective 1 January 2020.
23 September 2019
BIMCO’s Maritime Information Manager, Ai Cheng Foo Nielsen, will present "general difficulties encountered by shipowners when transporting solid bulk cargoes".
27 October 2017
29 January 2019