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Cargoes, “Liquefaction”


The safe carriage of cargoes is of prime importance to INTERCARGO, in particular cargo shift or liquefaction continues to be a great concern. Over the last 10 years, 2008 to 2017, cargo shift/liquefaction has accounted for the loss of 101 lives and for 9 bulk carrier total losses (see the Bulk Carrier Casualty Report).

This section of the website provides  various information on cargoes including; the latest on what is happening at IMO (CCC Briefs),  cargo related casualties, liquefaction and related cargo failure mechanisms, etc.