IMO Circular: Carriage of Bauxite That May Liquefy

Following the investigation into the loss of a 10 year old bulk carrier (the most likely cause being liquefaction of cargo) The IMO subcommittee on the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) have issued a circular warning of the dangers of carrying Bauxite.

Because of this, all details in the following Circular should be considered when Bauxite Cargo is loaded.

More information and details on the Circular

Carriage of Bauxite That May Liquefy

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