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IMSBC Code : International maritime solid bulk cargoes code, incorporating amendment 05-19 and supplement

By: International Maritime Organization.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London International Maritime Organization 2020Description: vi, 712 p.ISBN: 9789280117196.Subject(s): Ships - Cargo | Safety regulations | Bulk carrier cargo shipsDDC classification: 623.88245 Summary: The IMSBC Code, adopted on 4 December 2008 by resolution MSC.268(85), entered into force on 1 January 2011, from which date it was made mandatory under the provisions of the SOLAS Convention. The present edition incorporates amendment 05-19, which may be applied from 1 January 2020 on a voluntary basis, anticipating its envisaged official entry into force on 1 January 2021. This publication also presents additional information that supplements the IMSBC Code, such as the Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers (BLU Code, including BLU Manual) and Recommendations on the safe use of pesticides in ships applicable to the fumigation of cargo holds. The International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code and supplement is commended to Administrations, shipowners, shippers and masters and all others concerned with the standards to be applied in the safe stowage and shipment of solid bulk cargoes, excluding grain.
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Table of Contents

1. General provisions
2. General loading, carriage and unloading precautions
3. Safety of personnel and ship
4. Assessment of acceptability of consignments for safe shipment
5. Trimming procedures
6. Methods of determining the angle of repose
7. Cargoes that may liquefy
8. Test procedures for cargoes that may liquefy
9. Materials possessing chemical hazards
10. Carriage of solid wastes in bulk
11. Security provisions
12. Stowage factor conversion tables
13. References to related information and recommendations
Appendix 1: Individual schedules of solid bulk cargoes
Appendix 2: Laboratory test procedures, associated apparatus and standards
Appendix 3: Properties of solid bulk cargoes
Appendix 4: Index
Appendix 5: Bulk cargo shipping names in three languages (English, French and Spanish)

The IMSBC Code, adopted on 4 December 2008 by resolution MSC.268(85), entered into force on 1 January 2011, from which date it was made mandatory under the provisions of the SOLAS Convention. The present edition incorporates amendment 05-19, which may be applied from 1 January 2020 on a voluntary basis, anticipating its envisaged official entry into force on 1 January 2021. This publication also presents additional information that supplements the IMSBC Code, such as the Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers (BLU Code, including BLU Manual) and Recommendations on the safe use of pesticides in ships applicable to the fumigation of cargo holds. The International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code and supplement is commended to Administrations, shipowners, shippers and masters and all others concerned with the standards to be applied in the safe stowage and shipment of solid bulk cargoes, excluding grain.

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