02 August 2018
IACS has revised Recommendation 46 "BULK CARRIERS– Guidance and Information on Bulk Cargo Loading and Discharging to Reduce the Likelihood of Over-stressing the Hull Structure" in July 2018.
07 February 2017
Due to a couple of incidents in late 2015 and early 2016 shipments of palm kernel shells were were shown to emit very high levels of methane (flammable ) gas in the cargo spaces.
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.
10 March 2017
BIMCO assists a member with a query about whether there were any international regulations or recommendations governing the carriage of solid bulk cargoes on barges.
13 July 2018
To get members ready for the new Code coming into effect 1 January 2019, BIMCO gives a run down of the major amendments that would impact members' business dealing with the carriage of dry bulk cargoes.
17 September 2019
BIMCO has contributed to a discussion at the IMO to change the definition of Group A cargoes that may liquefy, after new research on liquefaction of bauxite cargoes concluded that dynamic separation can also affect cargo stability in addition to liquefaction.
31 October 2018
The amended IMSBC Code for carriage of dry bulk cargoes will enter into mandatory force on 1 January 2019. What are the amendments that would impact members’ dealing with these cargoes? BIMCO gives the rundown of these amendments.
03 January 2017
Amendment 03-15 to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code becomes mandatory effective 1 January 2017.
29 January 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) issues interim guidance for modified testing of solid bulk cargoes for corrosivity.
01 September 2017
The carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes under the IMSBC Code.