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This section provides a summary of the major amendments under Amendment 05-19 to the IMSBC Code and a range of BIMCO services offered to assist members in this regard.
Warning of explosive incidents that could occur with shipment of aluminium dross in bulk containers.
Amendment 39-18 will be incorporated into the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG), 2018 Edition, and come into force on 1 January 2020.
Providing the significant changes under the Amendment 39-18, 2018 edition to the IMDG Code. Note that the IMDG Code, Amendment 39-18, 2018 edition, published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is mandatory from 1 January 2020 and applicable for two years until the next edition of the IMDG Code becomes mandatory from 2022.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has published changes to The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG Code) Amendment 39-18.
Revised emergency response procedures for ships carrying dangerous goods was one of the many items discussed at IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 99). Autonomous ships, security and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments were also on the agenda.
Providing information about the BIMCO Solid Cargo Database and responsibilities of the Master and Shipper as required under the SOLAS convention.
Guidelines issued for shipment of calcium hypochlorite in containers available.