10 March 2017
BIMCO assists a member with a query about whether there were any international regulations or recommendations governing the carriage of solid bulk cargoes on barges.
28 January 2020
View the latest IMSBC Code webinar presenting the general difficulties on shipment of solid bulk cargoes, together with some BIMCO recommendations to improve the situation.
29 January 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) issues interim guidance for modified testing of solid bulk cargoes for corrosivity.
01 September 2017
The carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous solid bulk cargoes under the IMSBC Code.
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.
02 May 2019
Accidents including fatalities continue to occur in the cargo holds and adjacent spaces of ships carrying solid bulk cargoes and this is a timely reminder to members about the dangers of entry into enclosed spaces.
23 March 2017
Equip yourself with the latest list of designated national competent authorities for carriage of solid bulk and grain cargoes.
20 December 2019
On 5th December 2019, BIMCO held a one-hour long webinar session on the IMSBC Code, highlighting the difficulties that shipowners encounter when they are transporting solid bulk cargoes, together with some BIMCO recommendations put forward that could help improve the situation.
06 December 2019
A valuable supplement to the IMSBC Code, containing cargo information and carriage requirements of solid bulk cargoes commonly transported. Amendment 04-17 (2018 edition) is the current Code in force. Amendment 05-19 (2020 edition) will enter into force on 1 January 2021. Member States can apply it in whole or part on a voluntary basis effective 1 January 2020.
03 August 2017
The Brazilian Maritime Authority imposes new inspection requirement for aged vessels carrying solid bulk cargoes.