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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.
New criteria for tracking and monitoring equipment used in transport of dangerous goods under the International Maritime Dangerous Goods ( IMDG) Code were finalised at the International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Sub-Committee for the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) at their 8th meeting held from 14 to 23 September 2022. A transitional phase for implementation was also introduced.
The so-called ”MARPOL Annex II surveyor” is a surveyor appointed or authorized by the Government of the Party to the MARPOL convention. (MARPOL Annex II regulation 16)
A Group C cargo is a cargo which is neither classified as group A nor group B. Note : Group A cargoes which possess a hazard due to moisture that may result in liquefaction or dynamic separation if shipped at a moisture content in excess of their transportable moisture limit. Group B cargoes are those which possess a chemical hazard that could give rise to a dangerous situation on a ship.