Guide for the Safe Loading of Nickel Ore Published
The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) published in February 2012 a "Guide for the Safe Loading of Nickel Ore". The publication was released due to four serious incidents in the past 12 months resulting in the loss of four bulk carriers and a total of 66 seafarers' lives. The guide shall help to understand the risks associated with the carriage of nickel ore. It can be downloaded from the following link: http://www.intercargo.org/pdf_members/fs-nickelore%20final.pdf.