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Dry cargo claims study by the Standard P&I Club

INTERCARGO members and guests had the opportunity to attend a very interesting presentation by the Standard P&I Club delivered by Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention, and Akshat Arora, Marine Surveyor. The presentation was delivered in...

Indonesia Bauxite and Nickel Ore Ban

Following recent press reports concerning the lifting of the Indonesian Nickel Ore and Bauxite export ban, the INTERCARGO Secretariat issued the following circular to Members: ATTN: ALL MEMBERS – INFORMATION ONLY Dear Members, Many of you may have...

IMSBC Code Amendments EIF 01 January 2017

Amendment 03-15 of the IMSBC Code will Enter into Force on 01 January 2017, the INTERCARGO Secretariat has produced a document that summarises the new amendments, the document can be downloaded here (member login required)

Ammonium Nitrate

The AMSA webpage has information to remind all ship owners, ship operators and masters of the requirements for the safe carriage of Ammonium Nitrate on board ships. Fertilizers Europe published its issue 2014 – Guidance for sea transport of...

Philippines Cargo Concerns – Developments

Members have expressed at various times concerns relating to the correct description, condition and handling of some Philippines bulk cargoes,  especially potential group ‘A’ cargoes emanating from various southern Filipino ports. In June...

Carrying Solid Bulk Cargoes Safely – Booklet

INTERCARGO has been working with Lloyd’s Register and the UK P&I Club on a new edition of   “Carrying Solid Bulk Cargoes Safely –  Guidance for crews on the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code”. The Guidance is aimed to help crews...

INTERCARGO outcome of IMO CCC 3

The INTERCARGO Secretariat attended the 3rd Session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 3), between the 5th and 9th September, and then the 26th Session of the Editorial and Technical Group (E&T 26) between the...

Bauxite

The need for continued vigilance and awareness of the potential cargo risks that may be involved when carrying solid bulk cargoes was again highlighted by the sinking of the bulk carrier “Bulk Jupiter” on 2 Jan 2015, with the tragic loss of 18 of...

Deck Cargo on Bulk Carriers

Regarding the carriage of cargo on deck and hatch covers of traditional bulk carriers, DNV GL issued a technical guide DECK CARGO ON BULK CARRIERS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW in April 2016 with information relevant for design offices, shipyards and...