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Intercargo Nickel Ore: Stop, Think, Verify! January 2012.
INTERCARGO has prepared a leaflet setting out their guidance for the safe loading of nickel ore. The leaflet explains :-
a) What shippers and owners need to know in respect of SOLAS and the IMSBC requirements;b) What ctical measures should be undertaken in respect of safety arising out of the discussions at IMO last year in respect of the IMO DSC 16 meetingc) What shippers need to do to improve their own procedures andd) What practical advice can be given to Masters / Owners to encourage safety during the loading and pre-loading stages ? The leaflet contains a simple checklist to assist in the loading process and aims to help masters, ship operators and other industry stakeholders understand the risks associated with the carriage of nickel ore cargoes. A copy is attached.