UN 3077 solid bulk cargoes - how are they handled in the IMSBC Code?


BIMCO explains the carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes under the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes ( IMSBC) Code.

Can you find a cargo schedule in the IMSBC Code that carries the UN no. 3077?   No, you cannot and yet members come to us with enquiries on such cargoes. BIMCO has now provided under the  Solid Bulk Cargo section, an explanation on how these cargoes are interpreted under the IMSBC Code and how one should view their carriage requirements.

Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen
in Copenhagen, DK


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