International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code.
This Code facilitates the safe stowage and shipment of Solid Bulk Cargoes.
It replaces the BC Code which has now become obsolete (Waste paper bin).
The Code is mandatory (but some parts remain a recommendation).
It is to be used by: Masters, Administrations, Shipowners and Shippers. Knowledge of same by bulk terminal operators will assist in understanding the requirements by previous mentioned parties.
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