BIMCO offering info on the newest amendments made to the Worldwide Maritime Harmful Items (IMDG) Code for cargo of packaged items at sea: Modification 40-20.
The IMDG Code entered into its fortieth Modification in 2020 and got here into voluntary software on 1 January 2021. Modification 40-20 ( Amdt 40-20) will run concurrently with the obligatory IMDG Code Amdt 39-18 for this 12 months 2021. It’s envisaged that it’ll enter into obligatory pressure on 1 June 2022, a delayed enforcement date from 1 January 2022.
BIMCO offers a abstract of the amendments beneath Amdt 40-20, which may be present in our Cargo Part / IMDG Code.
The laborious copy of the Code, 2020 version, is anticipated to be obtainable within the first quarter of 2021. To verify on its availability, please go to the Worldwide Maritime Organisation’s homepage to register your e-mail handle.