IBC Code amendments entering into force on 01 June 2014

Members are reminded that the 2012 amendments to the International Code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk (IBC Code) as had been adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) on 30 November 2012 following adoption by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) on 05 October 2012, will enter into force on 01 June 2014.

These amendments, issued as MSC Resolution 340 (91), contain the revised text for chapters 17, 18 and 19 of the IBC Code.

The full text of the amendments can be accessed here.

Contact: Ajay Gour