Introduction to the IMSBC Code including BLU Code


This course provides a clear understanding of the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargo (IMSBC) Code. At the end of this course, you will be able to identify ship and shore responsibilities when loading or discharging bulk cargoes, the grouping of cargoes and identification of environmentally hazardous cargoes, and the requirement to correctly load and discharge the cargo.

Delivery Method:100% online training and assessment
Designed for:Master, Senior Deck Officers, Junior Deck Officers, Deck Ratings, Dry Bulk Cargo Loading Terminal, Dry Bulk Unloading Terminal
Content Types:Written material, images, videos, animation
Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion of this training, participants will:
1. Know why the IMSBC Code was developed.
2. Be able to differentiate between IMSBC code and BLU Code information.
3. Identify information for specific bulk cargoes and where to find it.
4. Understand the requirements for information exchange between terminals and ships.
Assessment:An assessment will be provided at the end of the course (fully online), you will have unlimited attempts to achieve the 100% pass mark.
References:IMSBC Code, BLU Code
Certification:Australian Maritime College Completion Statement.
Duration:Approximately 30 minutes
Compatibility: Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari, Android Phone, iPhone, iPad
Product Code:003-042  |  Version 2, 25 October 2023
Enrolment:Click the 'Apply' button to register for the course. Access to the online course will be provided on the next business day.
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