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.
21 November 2019
The information contained in the cargo databases is provided for general guidance and information purposes only. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained in the database is accurate and up to date, BIMCO does not warrant, nor does it accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of any of the content of the database or for any loss or damages which may arise from reliance on the information contained in the cargo databases.
03 January 2017
Amendment 03-15 to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code becomes mandatory effective 1 January 2017.
21 December 2018
To inform members on coming changes to the online BIMCO Solid Cargo Database.
07 September 2018
IMO Sub-committee of Carriage of Cargoes and Containers holds its 5th meeting next week and this is to inform members on issues that are of relevance.
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.
02 February 2017
Indonesian authorities relax ban on export of nickel and bauxite ore cargoes.
12 October 2017
Following the IMO revised circular (CCC.1/circ.2/Rev.1 dated 20 September 2017) on bauxite , Australia will now allow for the new testing procedure and schedules for bauxite to be applied for all bauxite cargoes in bulk shipped from Australia.
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.
21 February 2018
Members can now view the two new cargo entries, Bauxite and Bauxite Fines, in the BIMCO solid bulk cargo database. These cargoes are to be read in conjunction with International Maritime Organization (IMO) circular CCC.1/circ. 2/rev. 1.