05 October 2017
IMO issues warning on the dangers of carrying ammonium nitrate based fertilizers (non-hazardous) in bulk and advises on safety precautions for safe carriage.
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.
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.
02 August 2019
The current carriage requirements of bauxite cargoes in bulk
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.
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.
01 September 2017
The carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes under the IMSBC Code.
09 March 2017
Nickel ore shipment from the Philippines not only suffers from risk of liquefaction but might be illegal too.
07 September 2017
BIMCO will be attending the IMO in London for the 4th session of the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC), which will be held from 11 to 15 September 2017.
16 May 2017
Loading of nickel ore from Philippines still poses a huge problem.