Charcoal - Upcoming IMDG Code regulations about to make major impact on whole supply chain


Regulations governing the sea shipment of charcoal cargoes in packaged form under the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code have been revised recently, pending official approval, at the International Maritime Organization's Sub-Committee for the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) and its Editorial and Technical Group (E&T) meetings held from 20 September to 6 October 2023.  This article provides the full details on what these changes are, their impact and when they will take effect. 


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