04 May 2021
BIMCO providing a brief description of what the International Maritime Dangerous Goods ( IMDG) Code is about and how the amendments come into force every two years and when there is a transition period in which either one of the two amendments can be valid.
28 December 2017
The IMDG Code 2016 Edition enters into force 1 January 2018 for two years. Please note that the The IMDG Code Supplement, 2014 Edition remains valid until further notice.
15 September 2017
The IMO Sub-committee for the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) succeeded in finalising the carriage requirements for bauxite cargoes based on GBWG's bauxite research, paving the way for safe carriage of these cargoes.
07 June 2021
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
09 June 2017
17 October 2016
ROPAXTIME is a standard time charter party for the RoPax trade. It can be amended to be used for RoRo ships as well. The charter party contains the latest standard time charter clauses and includes detailed provisions covering trade specific issues such as hotel, restaurant and passenger related issues.
The latest edition of this contract is ROPAXTIME, issued in 2015.
Copyright in ROPAXTIME is held by BIMCO.
12 February 2020
22 December 2020
BIMCO provides a summary of the important SOLAS regulations that impact the carriage of solid bulk cargoes.
22 December 2020
BIMCO started reporting from 30 September 2020, a series of articles, informing members of what to expect in the revised International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code (Amendment 05-19), which will come into force on 1 January 2021. This is the 6th article in the series. Today, BIMCO reports on how a Bulk Cargo Shipping name (BCSN) is assigned to generic dangerous goods carried in solid bulk cargo form as a result of Amendment 05-19.
20 December 2019
December 2019 IMO publishes a Corrigenda to the IMDG Code (Amendment 39-18)