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The International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) is pubslished by the International Maritime Organization.
The competent authorities of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden authorize the provisions of this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by exemption in accordance with 220.127.116.11 of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code).
December 2019 IMO publishes a Corrigenda to the IMDG Code (Amendment 39-18)
BIMCO alert members about liquefaction concerns seen with loading of iron ore fines in Sierra Leone.
Seed cakes transported in containers continue to provide a risk in terms of causing container fires onboard and BIMCO urges the use of joint-industry guidelines to BIMCO members to improve safety for ship and crew.
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
Based on information provided by a BIMCO owner member, BIMCO updates the information on UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes and its relation with the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes ( IMSBC) Code.
The BIMCO Shipping KPI System is a global shipping industry tool for defining, measuring and reporting information on operational performance and is used by shipping companies to: