Monday, 20th January 2020

New industry Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers

New Guidelines for the Carriage of Seed Cake in Containers have been published jointly by the International Group of P&I Clubs and the CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System). The document is available to download.

“Seed Cake” is the term used for pulp, meals, cake, pellets, expellers and other similar cargo, where edible vegetable oils have been removed from oil-bearing seeds, cereals or commodities with similar properties .

The practices set out in this document are intended to improve safety during the carriage of Seed Cake and to ensure that it is declared, packaged and carried properly. Seed Cake shall be transported in compliance with the requirements set out in the IMDG Code. The practices set out in these Guidelines include selected provisions from the IMDG Code plus additional precautions to enhance its safe carriage.

Download CINS_IG_Seed_Cake_Guidelines_-_January_2020.pdf
06 Apr 2020

International Group online COVID-19 tracker – launch

The International Group has today launched a new publicly accessible online digital tool detailing the measures being put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
31 Mar 2020

Best Management Practices – Piracy and Armed Robbery - West Africa

The International Group, in partnership with shipping industry associations, have launched new maritime security guidance.