07 February 2017
Due to a couple of incidents in late 2015 and early 2016 shipments of palm kernel shells were were shown to emit very high levels of methane (flammable ) gas in the cargo spaces.
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.
17 September 2019
BIMCO has contributed to a discussion at the IMO to change the definition of Group A cargoes that may liquefy, after new research on liquefaction of bauxite cargoes concluded that dynamic separation can also affect cargo stability in addition to liquefaction.
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.
02 August 2019
The current carriage requirements of bauxite cargoes in bulk
16 May 2017
Loading of nickel ore from Philippines still poses a huge problem.
21 December 2018
To inform members on coming changes to the online BIMCO Solid Cargo Database.
08 November 2017
BIMCO reminds members of the dangers of loading nickel ore cargoes from Philippines and Indonesia.
02 February 2017
Indonesian authorities relax ban on export of nickel and bauxite ore cargoes.
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.