IMSBC Code (Amendments 04-17) MSC.426(98)
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January 1, 2019
Ship Type: All ships carrying solid bulk cargoes, other than grain.
Amendments 04-17 to the IMSBC Code
The amendments (04-17) includes new individual cargo schedules and revisions to existing ones, a new testing method to determine the TML for coal up to 50 mm in size and amendments to the individual schedule of coal, clear reference to shippers’ responsibility and time requirements for the TML and the moisture content tests of Group A cargoes and new requirements for shippers with regards to classifying and declaring solid bulk cargoes as substances that are harmful to the marine environment.