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IMSBC Code group A and B cargoes

12 December 2022

A Group A and B cargo is one which may liquefy/dynamically separate ( Group A) and possess chemical hazards ( Group B). Note : Group A cargoes are cargoes which possess a hazard due to moisture that may result in liquefaction or dynamic separation if shipped at a moisture content in excess of their transportable moisture limit. Group B cargoes are cargoes which possess a chemical hazard that could give rise to a dangerous situation on a ship

IMSBC Code group B cargoes

12 December 2022

A Group B cargo is one which possesses a chemical hazard which could give rise to a dangerous situation on a ship.

Wood pulp or Pulp wood - two different cargoes

07 December 2021

BIMCO has received some enquiries relating to two cargoes: wood pulp and pulp wood. Are they different, or the same? And are fixed CO 2 fittings on ships required to carry these cargoes?

IMSBC Code group A cargoes

12 December 2022

A Group A cargo is one which possesses a hazard due to moisture that may result in liquefaction or dynamic separation if shipped at a moisture content in excess of its transportable moisture limit.

IMO: Carriage of Cargoes and Containers - cargoes that may liquefy

14 September 2018

BIMCO representatives from the Maritime Information Department have attended the 5th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 5), held at the IMO London headquarters from 10 to 14 September 2018.

5th BIMCO Report on the IMSBC Code Amendments entering into force - New Table of Characteristics

27 November 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 5th article in the series. Today, BIMCO reports on a new table of physical properties and hazard classification for cargo entries in the IMSBC Code.