Where can information be obtained on looking after a particular bulk cargo whilst on a voyage?

For most “problem” dry bulk cargoes, in the BC Code.Β 

Charterers or the shipowners should also have issued instructions concerning the particular cargo. The owners’ P&I club may publish loss prevention literature and website information on the commodity (e. g. the UK Club’sΒ Carefully to Carry booklets and brochures). The P&I club managers should be able to give advice about any “problem” cargo. A textbook (e. g.Β Thomas’s Stowage)Β may contain advice, although it should be checked for validity.


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