03 January 2017
Amendment 03-15 to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code becomes mandatory effective 1 January 2017.
29 March 2017
Some advice in respect of the new wood pellet entries in the IMSBC Code, Amendment 03-15 (2016 Edition) based on a recent enquiry from a member.
21 December 2018
To inform members on coming changes to the online BIMCO Solid Cargo Database.
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.
11 December 2018
The mandatory International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code will enter its Amendment 04-17 on 1 January 2019. Find out what the amendments are that would impact members’ dealings with these cargoes.
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.
01 August 2017
New solid bulk cargoes added to list for exemption from having a fixed fire-extinguishing system in the cargo spaces. See revised IMO circular.
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.
31 October 2018
This section provides a summary of the major amendments under Amendment 04-17 to the IMSBC Code and a range of BIMCO services offered to assist members in this regard.
01 May 2019