27.12.2017

IMSBC CODE AND SUPPLEMENT 2009

IMSBC Code and Supplement 2009

Author(s) IMO
Publisher IMO
Date 2009
Pages 465
Format pdf
Size 81 Mb
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The primary purpose of the IMSBC Code replacing the BC Code is to duly facilitate the safe stowage/securing of the solid bulk cargo giving information on the hazards that are commonly associated with the transportation of solid bulk cargoes of different types and providing relevant instructions on the established procedures.

The content of this officially released regulatory document features fully up-to-date individual scheduled developed and implemented for the certain types of cargoes, including such specific types of cargo as granulated tire rubber, chopped rubber, plastic insulation material and others; the volume covers alternative form of sulphur and provides references to the provisions of SOLAS convention.

It also contains updated information migrated to here from the IMDG Code. The materials contained in the Code is arranged in thirteen sections starting from the general provisions section followed with the one dealing with general loading of the cargo, its transportation and precautions for unloading, safety of the vessel and crew members, trimming, liquefaction of cargo and associated testing procedures, security provisions, conversion of stowage factor and other important aspects. Four appendices provide required supplementary information.

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