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.
19 April 2018
The shipping of soya beans from the US to China is one of the most significant ‘one commodity’ cargoes that may become affected by the trade war between the US and China.
22 December 2020
Providing information about the BIMCO Solid Cargo Database and responsibilities of the Master and Shipper as required under the SOLAS convention.
06 March 2018
With effect from 1 March 2018, MARPOL Annex V and the related guidelines were amended to effect changes relating to substances that are harmful to the marine environment and form of garbage record book.
21 February 2018
Members can now view the two new cargo entries, Bauxite and Bauxite Fines, in the BIMCO solid bulk cargo database. These cargoes are to be read in conjunction with International Maritime Organization (IMO) circular CCC.1/circ. 2/rev. 1.
20 February 2018
The fleet is growing at the slowest pace since 1999, and solid growth in demand means that the dry bulk shipping industry should be facing another year of improvement to the fundamental balance.
15 February 2018
08 November 2017
BIMCO reminds members of the dangers of loading nickel ore cargoes from Philippines and Indonesia.
24 March 2021
Bauxite cargoes are problematic cargoes capable of experiencing severe liquefaction if not carried in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes ( IMSBC) Code. Providing the relevant guidance to guide members accordingly.
04 May 2021