Intercargo, the trade association representing the interests of the bulk shipping industry, has launched the “Intercargo Guide for the Safe Loading of Nickel Ore”. The Guide explains how nickel ore can continue to be safely shipped, whilst at the same time raising awareness of the seriousness of liquefaction.

The Guide has been produced in response

For some parts of the world, the monsoon season is fast approaching. Such extreme weather conditions are known to cause serious problems with the carriage of certain bulk cargoes. The IMO has, therefore, recently considered issues relating to the dangers posed by the carriage of such cargoes at a meeting of the Sub-Committee on Dangerous