RS is a recognized organization that is authorized by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation to provide services related to the implementation of IMO Resolution MSC.354 (92).
In accordance with IMO Resolution MSC 354(92), when transporting bulk cargoes classified as Group A of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (dangerous goods due the possibility of liquefaction) and bulk cargoes that are not specifically mentioned in the Code, the shipper shall provide the master with a certificate or other document that confirms the transportable moisture limit of the bulk cargo, and a document that confirms the actual moisture content of the bulk cargo.
The documents that confirm the transportable moisture limit and the actual moisture content of the bulk cargo shall be approved by the Administration of the Port of Loading.
In order to meet the requirements of IMO Resolution MSC 354(92), RS provides the following services:
Appraisal and registration of the Declaration on the transport characteristics and safe conditions of sea carriage of solid bulk cargo
appraisal and registration of Certificates of the cargo characteristics at shipment
recognition of bulk cargo testing laboratories to determine the transport characteristics
recognition of companies engaged in sampling and sample preparation of bulk cargo to determine the transport characteristics
Documents issued based on the certification results:
Recognition Certificate of Laboratory
Recognition Certificate for Manufacturer
List of registered Declarations on the transport characteristics and safe conditions of sea carriage of solid bulk cargo):
List of registered Certificates of the cargo characteristics at shipment