IMO releases IBC Code, 2020 Edition

IBC Code


IMO Publishing has released the digital title, “IBC Code, 2020 Edition” (product code KE100E). The hardcopy edition of this publication (IE100E) is also available.

This edition of the Code incorporates a number of amendments, including:

  • resolutions MEPC.302(72) and MSC.440(99) amending the model form of International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk, which entered into force on 1 January 2020.
  • resolutions MEPC.318(74) and MSC.460(101), amending chapters 1, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 21, including a complete revision of the product information set out in chapters 17 and 18, which enters into force on 1 January 2021.