15 September 2017
The IMO Sub-committee for the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) succeeded in finalising the carriage requirements for bauxite cargoes based on GBWG's bauxite research, paving the way for safe carriage of these cargoes.
07 September 2017
BIMCO will be attending the IMO in London for the 4th session of the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC), which will be held from 11 to 15 September 2017.
07 June 2021
The carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes under the IMSBC Code. This article has been updated. Please see " UN 3077 Environmentally hazardous Solid Bulk Cargoes Update" issued on 3 June 2021
02 August 2019
The current carriage requirements of bauxite cargoes in bulk
03 August 2017
The Brazilian Maritime Authority imposes new inspection requirement for aged vessels carrying solid bulk cargoes.
02 August 2017
The 2017 half-year result of the dry bulk terminal vetting is ready. New reports have been added to the database by ships after each port call.
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.
11 July 2017
The Mercantile Marine department of the Ministry of Shipping, India issues new procedures and check list documents for the loading of iron ore fines.
09 June 2017
16 May 2017
Loading of nickel ore from Philippines still poses a huge problem.