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
16 Jan 2020

2019 International Group Regional Seminar for P&I Correspondents

The International Group has held five international conferences for P&I Correspondents. Reflecting the growing importance of the Asia Pacific region to shipping and the global economy, the International Group decided to hold its first Regional Seminar for P&I Correspondents at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore on 4 December 2019.
01 Jan 2020

Carriage of Divinylbenzene (DVB) in containers

The Guidelines for the Carriage of Divinylbenzene in Containers published in January 2019 were a joint publication of CINS (the Cargo Incident Notification System), the International Group and the TT Club to promote the safe carriage of Divinylbenzene in containers and the voluntary application of the amended IMDG Code requirements. Since the amendments are now mandatory, the Guidelines have been removed from this website.