International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code has been created to avoid problems for shipping dangerous goods by categorising the aspect & level of danger.
Maritime books by International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides information on the rules and regulations which govern the sea. In this article, we have brought to you top twelve maritime books every seafarer going to the sea must have.
IMDG Code 37th amendment will come in print by October 2014. Countries, shipper &, shipping lines can adopt IMDG Code 37th amendment in whole or in part on a voluntary basis as from 1 January 2015. From 1st January 2016 IMDG Code 37th amendment will become mandatory.
A container vessel loaded some containers of Aluminium Phosphide from an Asian port. During the voyage, the crew heard a number of small ‘explosions’ inside one of these containers, after which some smoke escaped past the rubber seals of the door. Read more inside.